Robert McCain denied early launch from jail in November 2017 for the homicide of Pearl River teenager Paula Bohovesky, sixteen, on Oct. 28, 1980. Richard LaBarbera of Pearl River additionally denied parole and is serving a 25-yr-to-life sentence with McCain.
PEARL RIVER – An Arkansas drifter who, together with an area man, brutally murdered sixteen-yr-previous Paula Bohovesky in 1980 has once more been denied early launch from his life sentence, a state parole panel dominated.
The three-member panel discovered Robert McCain remained a possible hazard and his launch was not warranted. The panel interviewed McCain Nov. eight at Collins Correctional Facility in upstate Erie County, the place he is being held.
McCain, who turned fifty seven in October, can search early launch once more in June 2019. He has been held for greater than 36 years and denied parole six occasions beforehand since turning into eligible in 2005.
The parole board determination said: “Your discretionary launch, right now, would thus not be suitable with the welfare of society at giant and would are likely to depreciate the seriousness of the moment offense and undermine respect for the regulation.”
A Rockland County Courtroom jury convicted McCain of second-diploma homicide in 1981 with Pearl River resident Richard LaBarbera.
Paula Bohovesky’s mom, Lois, now eighty five, endures two hearings each two years, preventing towards the discharge of McCain and LaBarbera with help of the general public, police and prosecutors.
McCain and LaBarbera killed Paula Bohovesky on Oct. 28, 1980, as the teenager walked house from her after-highschool job on the Pearl River Library simply after 7 p.m. She was an aspiring actress and artist.
Each males noticed her strolling alongside Primary Road as they sat consuming within the Excessive Wheeler, about two blocks from her residence the place her mom nonetheless lives.
Each males left the bar and adopted Bohovesky, authorities have stated.
McCain, a profession legal from Arkansas, hit her within the head with a piece of pavement. She stumbled down an alley making an attempt to flee, the place McCain beat her repeatedly about her head and neck till she was unconscious. He then sexually abused and raped her , in response to listening to transcripts and authorities.
LaBarbera watched and, considering Bohovesky died, then tried sodomizing her, authorities alleged. When she stirred, LaBarbera stabbed her a number of occasions. LaBarbera was on parole on the time for a drug promoting conviction.
Each males have denied killing the teenager through the years, blaming the opposite.
LaBarbera, who turns sixty five this month, denied stabbing and raping…