26 June 2009

Karma

...it's a bitch...

In a news release issued today, Corrections Canada says Gleason Bennett Williams died today at Dorchester Penitentiary in New Brunswick where he was serving a life sentence for second-degree murder.
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5 comments:

Neo Conservative said...

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Convicted child killer found dead in cell

Gleason Bennett Williams, who was serving a life sentence for second-degree murder, was denied a request two weeks ago for escorted day passes

Dorchester, N.B. — Canadian Press, Friday, Jun. 26, 2009 11:03AM EDT

A man who killed a five-year-old girl in Calgary 17 years ago has been found dead in his prison cell in what Corrections Canada says is an “apparent suicide.”

In a news release issued today, Corrections Canada says Gleason Bennett Williams died today at Dorchester Penitentiary in New Brunswick where he was serving a life sentence for second-degree murder.

Mr. Williams, a native of Prince Edward Island, was 36 when he strangled and slit the throat of Shannon Dawn Morrissette, who was hearing-impaired and couldn't speak, in his basement suite in southeast Calgary in 1992. Two weeks ago, the National Parole Board denied a request from the 54-year-old for escorted day passes.

Members of the victim's family attended the hearing and told board members how their lives have been devastated by the murder. Parole board officials told Mr. Williams he showed little insight into his behaviour and posed a risk to re-offend.


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Anonymous said...

This is good news. It's too bad we had to wait 17 years for it to happen. May the bastards soul rot in hell.
Rob C

Neo Conservative said...

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"strangled and slit the throat of (five-year-old) Shannon Dawn Morrissette, who was hearing-impaired and couldn't speak" --

this guy was a poster-child for the death penalty.

if not him... then who?

justice served.

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Anonymous said...

Too bad the son of a bitch didn't peg out before he snuffed out that innocent little life. Although this is welcome news, 17 years is far too long to draw breath after such a crime. Lady Justice took her sweet time on this one.

Neo Conservative said...

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sometimes... you take what you can get.

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