Hundreds Honor Mass. Officer Killed In Shootout
A funeral is planned for today for a Woburn officer who was killed during a robbery.
An estimated 2,000 fellow officers attended a wake yesterday for John Maguire. As his fellow Woburn officers walked out of the funeral home one by one other police, from departments ranging from the Massachusetts State Police to Harvard University, stood in silence.
Authorities say career criminal Dominic Cinelli killed Maguire on Sunday during a Kohl's department store robbery. The 60-year-old father of three was nearing retirement. The 57-year-old Cinelli was also shot and killed.
The Massachusetts Parole Board has been criticized for releasing Cinelli in 2009 even though he was serving three concurrent life sentences.
This program aired on December 30, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.