Federal prosecutors say an 80-year-old Connecticut man who helped his son flee to Mexico after he was convicted of a killing should not be allowed to visit him in prison.
Frederick Zachs wants to visit or write his son, Adam, who is serving a 60-year sentence at Cheshire Correctional Institute. Prosecutors say a three-year bar on contact is appropriate because Frederick Zachs helped a convicted murderer escape justice for more than 20 years.
Frederick Zachs recently served a six-month prison sentence for helping his son flee and sending him money.
Adam Zachs was convicted in the 1987 shooting death of Peter Carone. He posted bond after sentencing, missed a court date in 1989 and wasn't seen by authorities until the week of his capture last year in Mexico.
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