NATICK (CBS) – A South Boston man is asking for parole more than 15 years after a Peabody woman was brutally murdered outside her condo.
John Keegan is seeking parole for second degree murder in the death of Kristen Crowley who was killed with a large rock.READ MORE: Meadow Brook Golf Club Clubhouse In Reading Destroyed By Fire For Second Time In Nearly A Year
Keegan and co-defendant Timothy Dykens admitted they followed her home from a convenience store after spending the night at a local strip club.
The hearing room in Natick was packed with family members of both Keegan and Crowley.READ MORE: Man Killed In Hit-And-Run On Route 93 In Braintree
Keegan tearfully told the Parole Board he was deeply ashamed at what had happened, and forever regrets his actions. He apologized to both families for the crime that occurred 1996.
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During questioning, Keegan placed most of the blame on Dykens.MORE NEWS: FDA, CDC Call For Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause To Investigate Rare Blood Clots
Board members were skeptical, saying Keegan should have done more to prevent the crime.