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Lewis Lent Admits Killing Westfield Teen

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Lewis Lent Admits Killing Westfield Teen

Convicted killer Lewis Lent has confessed to the 1992 murder of a Westfield teenager. 16 year old Jamie Lusher disappeared 21 years ago while riding his bike to his grandmother’s house in Blandford.  Lent told investigators he dumped the boy’s body in a pond in Beckett.  Lent is serving a life sentence for murdering two other children.  He was also convicted of trying to abduct a 12 year old Pittsfield girl.

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