Woburn Police Officer Killed
There has been a major shakeup at the state parole board.
Since the killing of Woburn police officer John Maguire, the Department of Corrections has ordered seven “second-degree lifers” out of pre-release programs and back into the general prison population in higher security facilities.
WBZ-TV’s Karen Anderson got the chance to sit down with Gov. Deval Patrick to talk about his new term, the budget, taxes and the recent outrage over the parole board’s release of a man serving three life sentences who allegedly killed a Woburn cop last month.
Thousands of police officers attended the funeral Friday for a veteran Woburn officer who was shot and killed last weekend.
The Middlesex district attorney’s office would have objected to parole for a career criminal who killed a Woburn police officer, but they were never notified of his parole hearing.
A career criminal who killed a police officer Sunday told the state parole board back in 2008 that he was a changed person.
Two Wakefield men were charged Monday in connection with the shooting death of a Woburn police officer on Sunday evening. A third suspect was shot and killed.