Man Accused of Raping Lovely Bones Author Alice Sebold Has Conviction Overturned

Man Accused of Raping Lovely Bones Author Alice Sebold Has Conviction Overturned
A judge has overturned the conviction of Anthony Broadwater, who served 16 years in prison after being wrongfully accused of the 1981 rape of The Lovely Bones author Alice Sebold. New York State Supreme Court Justice Gordon Cuffy exonerated him on Monday, Nov. 22, at the courthouse in the city of Syracuse, and also vacated other counts related to the case. Sebold has not commented. Broadwater, who was released from prison in 1999, broke down sobbing after the ruling was made. "I never, ever, ever thought I would see the day that I would be exonerated," the 61-year-old said after the court hearing, The Syracuse Post-Standard reported. He also said, "I...
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