New York governor Cuomo defends decision to commute sentence of terrorist getaway driver in $1.6m heist that left two cops and a guard dead
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has defended his decision to commute the sentence of a getaway driver who took part in a fatal robbery to fund a militant left terror group.
In 1981 Judith Clark, a member of the Weather Underground – better known as the Weathermen – helped five others steal $1.6 million in cash from a Brink’s armored car. One guard and two police officers were killed in the attack.
She has served 35 years of a 75-years-to-life sentence, but on Friday Cuomo commuted her sentence so that she could seek parole, saying she ‘impressed’ him by being very community-minded. – READ MORE