Robert Henry Lower Petition
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Convict: Robert Henry Lower, born April 4, 1948
Killed: Joey Didier, 15, was delivering newspapers in Rockford when Robert Henry Lower abducted him the morning of March 4, 1975. Lower sexually assaulted Joey and killed him. Joey's body was found 11 days later in a cabin in Jo Daviess County.
Sentence: 150 years
Custody date: Oct. 29, 1975
Resides: Graham Correctional Center in Graham
Parole denied: 18 times
Parole hearing: Jan. 7, 2014
Mailed petitions: Feb. 14, 2014
Electronic petitions: Feb. 25, 2014
Parole decision: Feb. 27, 2014
AGAINST PAROLE: To keep Lower in prison, click here to fill out petition
FOR PAROLE: To support Lower's release, click here to fill out petition
By signing this petition you understand that your name can become public record. Although the Prisoner Review Board fights the release of names on petitions, and the courts generally have protected the names, those names of those signing the petition may at some point be released publicly.