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ATLANTA - In order to provide the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) additional flexibility to manage the inmate population in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Board of Pardons and Paroles has begun reviewing specific cases for clemency release.
The monthly meeting of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles is canceled.
ATLANTA – The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied parole for Colvin Hinton, convicted in DeKalb County of the 1994 murder of Shannon Melendi.