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Parole hearing for man convicted of killing Niles cop

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NILES, Ohio - Authorities are deciding if the inmate convicted of killing a Niles police officer should be released from prison.

A parole hearing was held on Wednesday for Fred Joseph, Jr.

Joseph is one of two men found guilty of murdering patrolman John Utlak near Waddell Park in 1982.

A similar parole hearing is scheduled next week for Randy Fellows who was also found guilty of the murder.

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