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Five Resign From Parole Board Over Cinelli Case02:38

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All five members of the state's Parole Board who voted to release Dominic Cinelli have resigned.

Cinelli, a career criminal who was serving three life sentences when he was granted parole, allegedly shot and killed a Woburn police officer during an attempted robbery the day after Christmas.

Gov. Deval Patrick said he plans to nominate a new board soon.


  • Deborah Becker, WBUR reporter


Here’s the Patrick administration’s parole review (on Scribd):

This segment aired on January 13, 2011.

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