Anthony Boyle Release Date

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William Anthony “Tough Tony” Boyle was an American miner, union leader, and murder-for-hire conspirator who lived from December 1, 1904, to May 31, 1985.

From 1963 until 1972, he presided over the United Mine Workers of America union as its president. Boyle was found guilty in 1974 of conspiring to kill rival Joseph A. Yablonski, Margaret, Yablonski’s wife, and their daughter Charlotte on December 31, 1969, New Year’s Eve. He was given three life sentences and died in prison after his conviction and sentence were maintained at a retrial following an appeal.

Anthony Boyle Release Date

On February 18, 1978, Boyle’s second trial for the Yablonski killings concluded in a guilty verdict. In July 1979, Boyle submitted a third appeal in an attempt to reverse his conviction, but the request was turned down.

At the State Correctional Institution – Dallas in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, Boyle carried out his murderous sentence.

In his last years, he battled several stomach and heart conditions that sent him to the hospital on several occasions. 1983 saw his stroke. On May 31, 1985, he passed away at the age of 80 in a Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, hospital.

Source: Vimbuzz.com

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