NEW YORK – A man who killed ten people in 1984 in one of the most notorious massacres in New York was released from prison. The New York Times reports that Christopher Thomas was released from the Shawangunk Correctional Facility in Wallkill, New York in January.
Thomas killed eight children and two women in a Brooklyn house known as the "Palm Sunday Massacre." The only survivor was a 13-month-old girl.
The now 68-year-old Thomas was sentenced in 1
The state law limited the punishment of Thomas after 50 years. Prison officials said he was released for a good time after serving two-thirds of that time.
On Friday, retired NYPD Lt. Herbert Hohmann, who led the investigation in Thomas, the New York Post "He does not deserve to be on the street … He has killed poor, innocent children."
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