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Socialite Astor's swindler son may get medical parole from jail

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The elderly son of Brooke Astor, who is one month into a prison sentence for swindling his late philanthropist mother, has been granted an interview for possible medical parole, a Department of Corrections spokesman said on Tuesday.Full story

Son who looted Astor's estate begins prison sentence in New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Anthony Marshall, 89, son of the late philanthropist Brooke Astor, turned himself in at a Manhattan courthouse on Friday to begin a one- to three-year prison sentence for stealing millions of dollars from his mother, who suffered from Alzheimer's disease. Full story

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Anthony Marshall is helped into court by his wife Charlene Marshall into New York Criminal Court in this file photo taken June 21, 2013. Marshall, who is one month into a prison sentence for swindling his late philanthropist mother, has been granted an interview for possible medical parole, a Depar

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Anthony Marshall is seen in New York Criminal Court, June 21, 2013. Marshall, 89, son of late philanthropist Brooke Astor, turned himself in at a Manhattan courthouse on Friday to begin a 1- to 3-year prison sentence for stealing millions of dollars from his mother, who suffered from Alzheimer's dis