For most of the people who were at the parole board hearing this decision was a forgone conclusion after listening to the board pepper LaGuer with questions about the original case and at times witnessing emotional outbursts from board members during the exchange.
During the Commonwealth’s statement ADA Sandra Hautanen stoutly refuted LaGuer’s claim that he turned down a plea bargain in 1983. In this instance the Commonwealth is provably wrong:
This latest error comes on the heels of so many others before it:
Let’s take LaGuer out of the equation long enough to ask ourselves one simple question; is this the justice you want for yourself or your loved ones?