By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Hours before leaving office Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo granted clemency to six inmates, including a man convicted in a high-profile, deadly robbery.

Cuomo referred the case of 76-year-old David Gilbert to the parole board for potential release.

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Gilbert was sentenced to 75 years to life for the 1981 Brinks robbery at the Nanuet National Bank in Rockland County.

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Members of the Black Liberation Army and other radicals killed two police officers and a security guard during the heist.

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Cuomo said all those given clemency showed remorse.

CBSNewYork Team