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Tewksbury man convicted in 1969 slaying of teenager

After waiting 44 years, the 81-year-old mother of a Tewksbury teenager who was strangled after attending a town dance in 1969 has finally found justice.

“It’s kind of like a miracle,” Evelyn McCabe said after a Tewksbury man was convicted Friday for his role in the grisly murder of 15-year-old John McCabe.

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