Terminally Ill Convict Deborah Peagler to Be Released

A terminally ill convict, in jail since 1983 for conspiring to kill her boyfriend and whose release became a cause celebre for advocates of battered women, will be freed from a California prison, according to the Office of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Schwarzenegger had until Friday to approve or deny Deborah Peagler's release following the recommendation of a state parole board who last month ruled that Peagler, who is dying from cancer, be released. The governor instead chose not to review...Full Story
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