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Priest's Murder Casts Doubts on Prison Policies

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Priest's Murder Casts Doubts on Prison Policies

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Priest's Murder Casts Doubts on Prison Policies

Priest's Murder Casts Doubts on Prison Policies

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A review of the murder of convicted pedophile priest John Geoghan in prison — and his general treatment while incarcerated — suggests that the problems that led to his death are widespread in Massachusetts prisons. Low-risk inmates are being placed in maximum-security lockups with violent inmates. NPR's Anthony Brooks reports.

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