BOSTON (CBS) — William Allen, who served 27 years in prison for murder, is released.
The Massachusetts Parole Board unanimously approved Allen’s release after Governor Charlie Baker commuted his sentence.
Allen was sentenced to life in prison for his role in a 1994 robbery in which a man was stabbed to death.
When released, Allen must wear a surveillance device and have no contact with the victim’s family.
A release date has not been set.