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Boston man convicted for the 1965 murder of mobster Edward "Teddy" Deegan. Limone was granted a new trial and released without bail January 5, 2001, after newly published FBI documents indicated that the FBI knew that Limone was innocent of the crime. Limone spent over 32 years in prison, including 4 years on death row, until Massachusetts eliminated the death penalty in 1972.

66 year-old Limone was freed after the DOJ released the reports from a special task force setup to investigate internal corruption in the FBI. The reports suggested Limone and three other men accused of the crime did not kill Deegan.

Now-retired FBI agents said the government not only had information that the men were innocent, but also allowed informant Joseph "The Animal" Barboza to testify against his enemies as the only witness at trial.

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