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Murderer's arrest ends fugitive life as Chicago poet

Convict escaped from Mass. in '85

By Donovan Slack and Eric Ferkenhoff
Globe Correspondent / March 23, 2005

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In Chicago, he is one of the city's most beloved antiwar poets, an author of two books and a congregation leader at a West Side church. But in Massachusetts, he is notorious for executing a clerk at a Saugus clothing store in 1960, aiding in the murder of a Middlesex County jailer in 1961, and then escaping from a Norfolk ... (Full article: 1353 words)

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