Jon says while Nicolas Guaman will now rot in prison for at least 12 years to pay for his crimes, make no mistake, he is a murderer.
A man from Ecuador accused of dragging a Milford motorcyclist to his death under his pickup truck was found not guilty Monday of second-degree murder but will serve 12-to-14 years in prison on motor vehicle manslaughter and homicide charges.
Cracking down on illegal immigrants in Massachusetts made for an emotional debate at the Statehouse on Tuesday.
The Worcester district attorney announced the Friday indictment of 34-year-old Nicolas Guaman of Milford.
The family of Matthew Denice is furious. They were hoping the witness, Luis Acosta, would help put the man charged with hitting and killing their son in prison.
Gov. Deval Patrick has reached out directly to the family of a Milford man allegedly killed by a drunk driver who was also an illegal immigrant.
The drunk-drivers and gang-bangers deserve to be locked up or deported, not coddled and taken to the ball game.
It’s a case that has galvanized protest and political backlash: the recent hit-and-run killing of a young man in Milford. Jon Keller is at large.
Family and friends of a recent college graduate from Milford are set to gather for his funeral on Tuesday morning.
Watch the governor’s answer and judge for yourself.