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YOUNG MURDERER
(2007-01-23)
(wgvu) - A PROSECUTOR SAYS STATE OFFICIALS ARE
COVERING UP A DECISION TO OFFER CONVICTED KILLER NATHANIEL ABRAHAM
TAXPAYER-PAID HOUSING AND COLLEGE TUITION NOW THAT HE HAS BEEN
RELEASED FROM STATE SUPERVISION.
OAKLAND COUNTY PROSECUTOR DAVID GORCYCA TELLS THE DETROIT NEWS
THAT HE IS BAFFLED THAT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
CONTINUES TO DENY IT OFFERED ABRAHAM SERVICES THROUGH A FOSTER CARE
PILOT PROGRAM.
HUMAN SERVICES SAYS ABRAHAM WAS CONSIDERED FOR THE PROGRAM, BUT
THE STATE DETERMINED HE WAS INELIGIBLE.
ABRAHAM WAS 11 WHEN HE SHOT AND KILLED A MAN OUTSIDE A PONTIAC
CONVENIENCE STORE IN 19-97. A JURY CONVICTED HIM TWO YEARS LATER OF
SECOND-DEGREE MURDER IN THE SHOOTING. HE WAS RELEASED FROM STATE
SUPERVISION ON THURSDAY.

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