Ex-judge’s regrets could help cut sentence of drug kingpin
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Ex-judge’s regrets could help cut sentence of drug kingpin

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former judge’s regret could lead to the early release of a drug kingpin whose case became well-known because of its connection to an organ transplant that saved Pennsylvania’s ailing governor in 1993. As a federal judge in 1996, Robert Cindrich sentenced Ronald Whethers to life in prison for cocaine trafficking because … Continue reading

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