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Parole granted to Augusta man convicted of 1994 murder

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An Augusta man who pleaded guilty to murder and armed robbery charges in the brutal slaying of a Hephzibah small businessman in 1994 has been paroled.

Lamont Medley, 54, was released on parole March 17. He was sentenced to two consecutive life in prison terms in 1996 in the murder of 33-year-old...

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  1. The brutality of this crime should have ensured that he never walked out of prison. What was the sexual orientation of the victim? I wonder if that had anything to do with the parole boards decision? Killing something in the heat of passion is one thing. Robbing someone and stabbing them to the point of decapitation is not something done without brutally thinking it through. I feel sorry for the Victims family….

  2. The only way for him to be monitored “at the highest level” is to be kept in prison. Parole officers have more cases than they can keep up with because criminals are on probation and not serving their time to the fullest extent. No wonder crime is on the rise!!

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