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Valentino Dixon, exonerated 14 months ago, honored with Peace Center award

Dixon was exonerated in September 2018 after evidence cleared his name in the death in the 1991 murder of Torriano Jackson.
Credit: WGRZ-TV

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Valentino Dixon, the Buffalo man who was proven innocent last fall after he imprisoned for over 27 years, was honored with a prestigious award this past week.

Dixon was given the Emerging Leaders Award by the WNY Peace Center at the organization’s annual dinner in the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. For more on this story, please visit the Buffalo Business First website.

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