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A family is haunted by son’s illness and crime

By James Alan Fox
Globe Correspondent / July 25, 2010

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In a rare interview since their son John was convicted of murdering James Alenson, 15, his Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School classmate, Paul and Dorothy Odgren met recently with Northeastern University criminologist James Alan Fox. A frequent commentator on criminal justice issues who also blogs for Boston.com, Fox disagreed with the life sentence for Odgren, and had expressed sympathy for the ... (Full article: 2341 words)

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