Shanley Set To Be Released Today

Sexual assault victims of former priest Paul Shanley are criticizing his expected release from prison today.

Shanley  has completed his 12-year prison term for raping a young boy in the  1980s.  

However, there are scores of people who say they were assaulted  by Shanley,  and many gathered yesterday to speak out against his release.  

They say  there should be a system where dangerous predators can be civilly  committed when their prison terms are complete.  

Officials have not said who he will be released to or where he will go. 

 Shanley is 86 and the state says that he is no longer a sexual danger to the public.

(picture provided by Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry)

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