The state House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill to ensure that victims or their representatives have a voice when someone who committed a violent crime against them is up for parole.
The family of Ellen Robb, who was beaten to death inside her Upper Merion home more than six years ago by her husband – a former Penn economics professor – has started a foundation to raise awareness about domestic violence.
Sources tell KYW Newsradio that the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole has voted to rescind the parole for former University of Pennsylvania economics professor Dr. Rafael Robb.
After a meeting with the chairman of the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, the brother of Ellen Gregory-Robb says he’s optimistic that his sister’s killer will not go free next Monday as planned.
Parole Board To Meet With Family Of Woman Killed By Husband Days Before He’s Set To Be Released From Prison
The Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole will finally hear from the family of Ellen Robb. Her husband, former Penn Professor Rafael Robb, bludgeoned her to death more than six years ago.
State representative Mike Vereb calls the planned release later this month of Rafael Robb “unconscionable,” “a travesty,” and “mockery of justice.”
Ellen Robb’s family is calling on the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole to reconsider its decision regarding former Penn professor Rafael Robb.