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Guatemala: Bishop’s murderer could be freed from prison

March 19, 2010

Human rights group condemned a judge’s decision to release the murderer of a Guatemalan bishop. The judge ruled that Col. Byron Lima, who was convicted in the 1998 bludgeoning of 75-year-old Auxiliary Bishop Juan Gerardi, could be released from prison 10 years early because of good behavior.


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