Ryan Granthamactors of riverdaleIn 2020, he was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his mother.
On September 21, British Columbia Supreme Court Justice Kathleen Kerr, in vancouver, sentenced to murder of the second degree. Since the sentence was already unavoidable by the laws of the Canadian province and because the 24-year-old had pleaded guilty, the only question was how long he would have to wait before applying for parole, which would be in 14 years. ,
Grantham, Leo Award nominee, He handed himself over to the police shortly after shooting his 64-year-old mother, Barbara White, in the back of the head on March 31, 2020At the family home in Squamish, just north of Vancouver.
Second-degree murder charges in British Columbia do not qualify for parole for 10 to 25 years. Against that background, prosecutors recommended at a sentencing hearing this year that Grantham receive a probationary suspension of up to 18 years. The former actor’s legal team had suggested 12 years as a reasonable outcome.
Grantham, originally . accused of first degree murderAccording to the Deadline portal, he has been in custody for the last two and a half years. Attending a mental health program since his arrest, Grantham is in the process of being transferred to a more permanent facility, sources say.
with surrounding 30 credits on your resumeGrantham featured as Jeffrey Augustine in the fourth season of the CW soap opera Riverdale in 2019. Although he appeared briefly, the character had an important role in the show. That 2010 film. also appeared in Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Doctor Parnassus’s Fantasy more episodes divine I iZombie ,
It was later revealed in court that after killing his mother, Grantham took video of the body and confessed to the murder on camera. also said that IWas going to try to kill Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and even considered doing a mass shooting at Vancouver’s Simon Fraser University or at the iconic Lions Gate Bridge.
Fortunately, Grantham went to the East Vancouver Police Station and surrendered. ,i killed my mom”, he told the police at the police station reception.
In March, the actor expressed regret over his actions. “In the face of something so terrible, apologizing seems so pointless,” Grantham told Vancouver Court and Judge Kerr as he read from a sheet of paper. “But from every fiber of my being, I feel it.”