Danton request for transfer to Canadian prison denied
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- The U.S. government rejected the request by former NHL player Mike Danton to be transferred to his native Canada to serve a prison sentence for his foiled attempt to have his agent killed, saying the move "would not serve the ends of justice."
The decision was made last week by the Justice Department's prisoner-transfer unit and revealed Wednesday in federal court filings. It assures that Danton will for now remain inmate No. 10096-111 at a prison in Fort Dix, ...
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