Mike Danton Paroled

Mike Danton gets paroled; admits his father was the target of murder plot.

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Simmons Claims Danton Lied At Parole Hearing

Steve Simmons of the Winnipeg Sun says that Mike Danton was “spewing nonesense” at his parole hearing when he said his father was the real target of the murder-for-hire plot.

Fact: Why would Danton be worried about Jefferson being in his home to kill him, when Frost basically lived in his home. For the record, Jefferson has never been to St. Louis.

Fact: Jefferson had not spoken to his son since a brief telephone conversation the day after 9/11 in 2001. At the time, Danton was trying to make the New Jersey Devils.

Jefferson, for the record, has never been to New Jersey.

Fact: A taped FBI prison conversation between Danton and Frost just after his arrest in April of 2004 basically proves that the story of Jefferson as a target was concocted by Frost
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Mike Danton Paroled

Five years after plotting a muder-for-hire scheme, Mike Danton was released from prison today.

In a surprising twist, it was revealed that the plan was actually aimed at his biological father rather than the previously assumed target, former agent David Frost.

At the three-hour hearing at the minimum-security Pittsburgh Institution near Kingston, Ont., Danton, 28, told the parole board he believed that someone was coming to kill him and his agent. He said that he needed to get rid of the paranoia that was haunting him by hiring a hitman, admitting he didn’t want to kill his father, Steve Jefferson, himself.

The former St.Louis Blues is set on resuming his NHL career, even though he hasn't skated since being imprisoned.

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