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Letter: Dellinger’s Release Is Shocking

To the Editor:

The news of Robert Dellinger being released on bail is shocking. Dellinger has been charged with manslaughter for allegedly causing the death of a pregnant woman and her fiance by driving his truck into their oncoming vehicle. If he had been accused of randomly walking into a cafe with a shotgun and killing two people, he would still be behind bars. The weapon in this case was a vehicle. If the prosecutor’s construction of what happened is correct, this is a dangerous, suicidal person who obviously couldn’t care less about who he takes with him to the grave. There is no rational way to justify his release. Shameful.

Brian Allen

South Pomfret


Man Charged In I-89 Deaths Out on Bail

Friday, December 13, 2013

Sunapee — Robert J. Dellinger, the man authorities have charged with killing a couple expecting a child last weekend when his car crashed into theirs during a suicide attempt, has been released on cash bail, officials said. Dellinger made the $250,000 cash-only bail, which meant it had to be paid in full, on Thursday evening, according to officials at the …