New Hampshire's Executive Council has denied Pamela Smart's request for a hearing to reduce her life sentence. Smart was convicted and sentenced to life in prison in the 1990 murder of her husband, Gregg. Now 51, she submitted a lengthy petition to Gov. Chris Sununu and the Executive Council with the most recent request for commutation and a chance of parole. Sununu said he appreciated the council's "diligence in taking up this request and firmly agree with their decision to deny a hearing for Pam Smart." It was an emotional scene outside the council chambers after the denial, as Pamela Smart's mother, Linda Wojas, confronted Associate Attorney General Jeffery Strelzin. “You won,” Pam Smart’s mother Linda Wojas, tells Jeff Strelzin of NH DOJ....
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N.H. Executive Council Denies Pamela Smart Hearing on Request for Reduced Sentence