IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
June 21, 2010
STEVEN GREEN, PETITIONER,
PA BOARD OF PROBATION AND PAROLE, ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sean J. McLAUGHLIN United States District Judge
This petition for writ of habeas corpus was received by the Clerk of Court on March 16, 2009 and was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter for report and recommendation in accordance with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), and Rules 72.1.3 and 72.1.4 of the Local Rules for Magistrates. The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation , filed on January 19, 2010, recommends that the Respondents' motion to dismiss  be granted and the instant petition for writ of habeas corpus be dismissed as moot, inasmuch as the Petitioner died of natural causes on January 7, 2010. No objections to the R&R have been filed.
After de novo review of the petition and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 21st day of June, 2010, IT IS ORDERED that the Respondents' motion to dismiss  be, and hereby is, GRANTED and the instant petition for writ of habeas corpus be, and hereby is, DISMISSED as moot.
The Report and Recommendation  of Magistrate Judge Baxter, filed on January 19, 2010, is adopted as the opinion of the Court.
Susan Paradise Baxter, U.S. Magistrate Judge
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