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Monday, August 25, 2003

How Geoghan Died

The Washington Post has info that I'm sure will also be in the Boston papers tomorrow on how John Geoghan was killed in prison. An inmate serving time for murder, who was also a Nazi, followed Geoghan back to his cell after lunch. This inmate jammed the cell door, bound and gagged Geoghan with a bed sheet and repeatedly jumped on and pounded on the elderly priest. One guard was on duty at the time. Not surprisingly, there have been budget cuts affecting security at Massachusetts prisons recently.

Geoghan was a bad guy, to be sure, but no one should be murdered in prison like this. It's a disgrace for the state.