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Editorial: Mass. Gov. Cleans House on Parole Board

January 14, 2011  | 

Massachusetts' governor has forced the resignation of the five members of the state parole board who approved the release of three-time lifer Dominic Cinelli, who murdered a Woburn police officer during a botched jewelry robbery.

Woburn PD's Officer John Maguire, 60, was killed during a botched jewelry counter robbery in Woburn on Dec. 26.

Following the fatal shooting, Gov. Deval Patrick ordered a review of the Parole Board.

In an editorial, the Boston Herald called the release of Cinelli "a perfect storm of incompetence, inefficiency, technical glitches and flaws in existing law."

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