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GPS monitor didn’t stop sex offender who murdered girl

Washington State Department of Corrections documents reveal that parole officers missed telling clues that were being transmitted by a sex offender’s GPS tracking bracelet in the days and weeks before he murdered a 13-year-old girl. Seattle's KING 5 examined records from the 5-year-old murder as part of its series of investigations into the failures of electronic monitoring programs that law enforcement and courts use to keep watch on criminals who would otherwise be in prison or jail.

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