Statement from Senator George Borrello on Edward Kindt’s Release to Dutchess County

ALBANY – Senator George Borrello released the following statement in response to the news that murderer and rapist Edward Kindt has been released to Duchess County:

“In a call this morning with the Department of Correction and Community Supervision (DOCCS) Acting Commissioner Anthony Annucci, I learned that killer Edward Kindt has been released on parole to an undisclosed location in Duchess County. While I am glad he has not been released into the community where he caused so much pain, this sexual predator and murderer remains a threat to the safety of all New Yorkers and should be spending the rest of his natural life behind bars.

“Governor Hochul has stated that her number one priority is to keep New Yorkers safe. If she means that, then she needs to clean house at the pro-criminal New York State Parole Board, whose decisions have grossly undermined justice and public safety. In the last five years, more than two dozen cold-blooded cop killers have been released, along with countless vicious murderers and rapists like Edward Kindt. We need Parole Board members who will choose public safety over politics.”