PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Republic State House leader promises to do the best he can to pass new legislation prohibiting prison inmates from having “Pen Pal” web sites.
A Get Marty investigation uncovered two so-called Pen Pal sites used by convicted cop killer Richard Poplawski.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Southern Areas Could See More Snow On Wednesday Night
Poplawski was sentenced to death row for the murder of three Pittsburgh Police officers.
A Get Marty investigation determined Poplawski has two sites. We took that information to Speaker Mike Turzai who wants them shut down.Man In Critical Condition After Shooting In Pitcairn
“It’s disgusting Marty. We have to stop this,” says Turzai.
The new legislation will prohibit state prison inmates from advertising on Pen Pal sites.
“We have bi-partisan support. We know similar laws have passed in Florida and Indiana. We are convinced we can get similar legislation passed here,” says Turzai.MORE NEWS: Three Victims Recovering, Suspect In Custody After Shooting In Mall Parking Lot
If all goes as planned the legislation could be on the Governor Tom Wolfe’s desk by November.