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Mass. Inmate Charged With Murdering Convicted Killer

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CLINTON (CBS) – A 27-year-old Massachusetts inmate has been charged with murdering a 72-year-old prisoner.

Allan Erazo will be arraigned at Clinton District Court on Friday for allegedly killing William Sires at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Facility, according to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office.

Erazo is serving a two year sentence for stabbing a cab driver in Chelsa. Sires was convicted in 1973 of murdering his mother in Dalton.

Sires was found beaten in a cell at the prison at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. He was pronounced dead a short time later while being taken to Leominster Hospital by ambulance.

State Police are investigating the incident.


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