03/21/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Quinn Doesn't Plan To Pardon Alleged Burge Torture Victims

Alleged torture victims of former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge who pleaded for pardons by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich days before his removal from office must continue to press on for resolution.
Blagojevich did not answer their requests, and the written pleas are not on Gov. Patrick Quinn's radar to address, either, at the moment.

"The governor does not have any plans at this time to pardon any of the alleged victims," Bob Reed, a spokesman for Quinn, told the Defender.

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