Baker administration tying up medical parole program

Now left to SJC to clarify intent of legislation

EIGHTEEN YEARS AGO, Peter Cruz began serving a sentence of life imprisonment for his role as an accessory in the armed robbery and murder of a Holyoke store manager. This past January, Cruz, by now 61, wheelchair-bound and suffering from end-stage renal disease, as well as diabetes, coronary artery disease, cervical degenerative joint disease, and a(...)

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