The Pennsylvania Parole Board announced on Tuesday that it will consider testimony from the family of a murder victim before ruling whether to release a former college professor from prison.
Rafael Robb pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of his wife, Ellen, in 2006.
Robb was sentenced to between 5 and 10-years in prison, but could be released on parole as early as next Monday.
Ellen Robb's brother, Gary Gregory, says Robb told reporters on Tuesday that Robb shouldn't be allowed out of prison.
The decision to release Robb on parole came without a hearing from Ellen Robb's family.
Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri-Ferman said last week that the state acted illegally by not allowing the victim's family to testify at the parole hearings.
In the wake of yesterday’s system, icy spots will be a concern for the region along with the bitter cold. Look for lows in the teens and 20S. Highs close to 30. West winds 5-10 mph with feels like temperatures in the teens. Bundle up and watch for icy patches on roads and sidewalks.
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