Area Officials Want Governor to Examine State Parole Process

With one of the two convicted Paula Bohevesky killers granted parole and the other expected to appear before the state parole board sometime this month, area officials want the governor to take a look at some of their recent decisions. County Executive Ed Day says though he fears the Arkansas drifter, co-defendant Robert McCain, will also get out from behind bars, just as Richard LaBarbera was recently granted parole, neither of these two earned an early release as some convicted criminals do…

Rockland Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee says she’s heard the arguments from both sides on the decisions the parole board makes, and says the choice isn’t always so clear-cut…

McCain and LaBarbera were convicted of Bohevesky’s October 1980 murder. She was beaten, stabbed and sexually assaulted while on her way home from her after-school job at the Pearl River Library. The parole board did not indicate when LaBarbera would be freed.

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