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Judge Postpones Sentencing Ex-FBI Agent Connolly

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Former FBI agent John Connolly is denying any role in the 1982 slaying of a Miami gambling executive. A Miami judge decided to postpone Connolly's sentencing to consider legal motions. Connolly faces up to life in prison. Connolly's lawyers seek a more lenient sentence.

The 68-year-old Connolly said Thursday he never gave Boston mobsters information that led to the shooting death of 45-year-old John Callahan. That's despite a jury verdict last month that Connolly is guilty of second-degree murder.

Connolly is already serving 10 years behind bars on a 2002 federal conviction for racketeering because of his corrupt relationships with Boston's notorious Winter Hill Gang. The gang was led by FBI most-wanted fugitive James "Whitey" Bulger.

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