The authorities are confused about one thing.
Commissioner Edward F. Davis said Corliss had no reason to kill Dangol, who cooperated with the robber.That's right. He cooperated. He died.
Violent criminals don't stop being violent criminals because you cooperate. Of course in the People's Republic of Massachusetts, you don't have much of a chance to defend yourself. (Let the Proles have guns? are you crazy?)
I wonder who recommended him for parole, and if he was let out to deal with over-crowded prisons.