Representative Mike Vereb

1:30 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

New Law Gives Victims a Voice on Release of Offenders

Susan Hooper, holds a photo of her brother, Robert Curley, during the signing of House Bill 492.
Courtesy Pennsylvania Commonwealth Media Services

Ellen Gregory Robb of Montgomery County had been a victim of domestic violence at the hands of her husband, Rafael Robb, for many years — until one day she decided she had had enough.

Her 50th birthday was right around the corner as she embarked on her new life.

But when her brother, Gary Gregory, came to pick her up to celebrate, he realized her new beginning had been cut short.

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