Hundreds Expected For Slain Mass. Officer Services

Hundreds of police officers from around the state are expected to attend services for a veteran Woburn police officer who was fatally shot during a department store robbery.

A wake for John Maguire is scheduled Thursday at the Dello Russo Funeral Home in Woburn with a planned uniformed law enforcement "walk-by" set to begin around 2 p.m. A funeral is planned Friday.

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 come under fire for allowing Cinelli to go free in 2009 even though he was serving three concurrent life sentences.

Gov. Deval Patrick has ordered a review of the board's decision.

This program aired on December 30, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.


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