Massachusetts governor seeks pardons in 1980s sex abuse case


              CORRECTS NAME TO CHERYL AMIRAULT LEFAVE, NOT CHERYL LEFAVE-AMIRAULT - A Statehouse panel, foreground, convenes, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, at the Statehouse, in Boston, to weigh whether to approve Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker's recommended pardons of two individuals at the center of one the nation's most high-profile sexual abuse trials of the 1980s.  Gerald "Tooky" Amirault, his sister, Cheryl Amirault LeFave were convicted in 1986 and 1987 along with their late mother, Violet, of abusing young children at their Fells Acres Day Care in Malden. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
            
              CORRECTS NAME TO CHERYL AMIRAULT LEFAVE, NOT CHERYL LEFAVE-AMIRAULT - Attorney James Sultan, center, who represents the Amiraults, addresses a public hearing Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, at the Statehouse, in Boston. A Statehouse panel is weighing whether to approve Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker's recommended pardons of Gerald "Tooky" Amirault, and his sister, Cheryl Amirault LeFave, who were at the center of one the nation's most high-profile sexual abuse trials of the 1980s. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
            
              CORRECTS NAME TO CHERYL AMIRAULT LEFAVE, NOT CHERYL LEFAVE-AMIRAULT - Attorney James Sultan, center, who represents the Amiraults, addresses a public hearing Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, at the Statehouse, in Boston. A Statehouse panel is weighing whether to approve Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker's recommended pardons of Gerald "Tooky" Amirault, and his sister, Cheryl Amirault LeFave, who were at the center of one the nation's most high-profile sexual abuse trials of the 1980s. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Massachusetts governor seeks pardons in 1980s sex abuse case