Ryan Granthama 24-year-old actor who recently participated in the Netflix series Riverdale, it was condemned to life in prison with the possibility of parole in 14 years for second-degree murder.
According to the medium E! News, the court also issued a ban on the young man from carrying firearms for life.
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The Supreme Court of British Columbia made this decision after Grantham He pleaded guilty last March to murder of his mother with a gunshot.
According to information from reporter Karin Larsen of CBC News, who attended the hearing virtually last June, prosecutors stated that the actor shot his mother, Barbara Waite, in the neck while she was playing the piano.
After committing the crime, Grantham He released a video of himself accepting guilt for the murder and also filming the corpse.
It was not going to be the only crime
But the young man had not been satisfied and later filled his car with various weapons to, according to the CBC media, travel to Rideau Cottage in Ottawa and kill the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau.
But he decided not to commit the crime and changed the plan to go to Vancouver’s Lions Gate Bridge or Simon Fraser University and commit acts of violencean action that he also canceled and instead went to the police station to confess: “I killed my mother.”
In June, the Crown Prosecutor, Michaela Donnelly, spoke about the psychiatric exams that were made to the young man that indicated that he already had violent urges before killing his mother.
While Grantham on the last day of his hearing he delivered a letter to the court expressing his feelings about the murder.
“It hurts me to think how much I have wasted my life. In the face of something so horrible, asking for forgiveness seems so pointless. But from every fiber of my being, I am sorry,” he wrote at the time.
For his part, Ryan’s attorney, Chris Johnson, told E! News that Grantham has “worked very hard to turn his life around” after being arrested.
“He’s had a lot of psychological help and has struggled with what he’s done and dealt with it, but he hopes to spend the rest of his life making amends,” Johnson said in a statement later.