BOSTON (AP) — A former district attorney will lead an investigation into revisions made to a Massachusetts State Police report about the arrest of a judge’s daughter.
Police Superintendent Kerry Gilpin said Friday that former Essex County District Attorney Kevin Burke will lead the probe and report his findings back to state police.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Gilpin took over as police boss after Col. Richard McKeon abruptly retired last month amid accusations he ordered a trooper to scrub embarrassing information from the report to protect the judge and his daughter.
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Police allege the daughter failed sobriety tests and indicated she had a heroin addiction after an October accident in Worcester.
Gilpin initially said her office would investigate, but said Friday she believes an independent probe is needed to avoid any appearance of a conflict of interest.MORE NEWS: Arizona Mother Worried Son's Surgery In Boston Will Be Rescheduled Again Due To COVID
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