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Ex-Chelsea housing chief will plead guilty, assist probe

Former Chelsea Housing Authority chief Michael E. McLaughlin has agreed to ­cooperate with federal investigators, according to documents filed in federal court Friday, poten­tially allowing him to avoid jail time for four alleged felonies if the information he provides implicates others.

In a plea agreement made public Friday, McLaughlin agreed to help authorities inves­tigate and prosecute others, though it did not identify any potential targets.

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