Former Black Liberation Army member Herman Bell, convicted of killing NYPD officer and Deer Park native Joseph Piagentini in 1971, denied parole

Officers Joseph Piagentini, from Deer Park, and Waverly

Officers Joseph Piagentini, from Deer Park, and Waverly Jones were murdered execution-style in 1971. (February 25, 2014 1:19 PM)

A former militant convicted of killing two police officers, one from Long Island, more than 40 years ago has been denied parole again.

Former Black Liberation Army members Herman Bell and Anthony Bottom were convicted of murdering two NYPD officers, Joseph Piagentini and Waverly Jones, in 1971. Piagentini was from Deer Park.

The two officers were murdered, execution-style, while responding...

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