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Eric Smith, 41, granted parole after killing 4-year-old when he was 13

ALBANY, N.Y. - Eric M. Smith, who was 13 when he killed a 4-year-old boy with a rock in western New York, has been granted parole, corrections officials said on Saturday.Smith, now 41, appeared for the 11th time before the Board of Parole on October 5 and was granted release as early as Nov.

17, the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision said in an emailed statement.Transcripts of the hearing were not immediately released.RELATED: 3 charged after 21-year-old woman found dismemberedSmith was convicted of second-degree murder in 1994 for luring Derrick Robie into woods near the younger boy's home and striking his head with a rock. Derrick was walking alone to summer camp at a park in the Steuben County village of Savona in August

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ALBANY, N.Y. - Eric M. Smith, who was 13 when he killed a 4-year-old boy with a rock in western New York, has been granted parole, corrections officials said on Saturday.Smith, now 41, appeared for the 11th time before the Board of Parole on October 5 and was granted release as early as Nov.
LOS ANGELES - The attorney for Robert Durst confirmed Saturday that the convicted killer has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently on a ventilator fighting for his life. The New York real estate heir was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of his longtime friend, Susan Berman, two decades ago.The 78-year-old was convicted last month in Los Angeles Superior Court of shooting Susan Berman point-blank in the back of the head in her Los Angeles home just before Christmas 2000.The bitterly fought murder trial of Robert Durst stretched over the better part of two years. The trial began in March 2020 and was adjourned for 14 months as the coronavirus pandemic swept the U.S.

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