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Lacking data, he closed case

Ex-trooper says police withheld reports on ’86 Bishop shooting

Retired State Trooper Brian L. Howe said he repeatedly asked Braintree police for their files on the 1986 shooting of Seth bishop by his sister, Amy, but never got them, closing the case and ruling it accidental based on police statements. Retired State Trooper Brian L. Howe said he repeatedly asked Braintree police for their files on the 1986 shooting of Seth bishop by his sister, Amy, but never got them, closing the case and ruling it accidental based on police statements. (Erik S. Lesser for the Boston Globe)
By Donovan Slack
Globe Staff / March 2, 2010

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SAVANNAH, Ga. - The retired Massachusetts state trooper charged with overseeing the 1986 investigation of Amy Bishop’s role in her brother’s death acknowledged yesterday that he closed the case without reviewing local police reports or crime scene photos that could have provided evidence that the shooting was deliberate. (Full article: 1103 words)

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