Murder of Barbara Waite

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Murder of Barbara Waite
DateMarch 31, 2020
MotiveTo prevent Waite seeing her sons future actions
TargetBarbara Waite
SuspectsRyan Grantham
SentenceLife sentence, with 14 years parole

On March 31, 2020, Actor Ryan Grantham shot his mother in the head while she was playing piano, On April 1, Grantham packed his car with 12 Molotov cocktails, three guns, ammunition, Grantham also planned to assassinate Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Grantham turned himself in the same day of the planned assassination, He was charged for the murder of his mother, but not charged with the planned assassination.

On June 13, 2022, His sentencing was starting he suffered from an intense period of clinical depression, In the trial Grantham says his remorse saying "I cannot explain or justify my actions. I have no excuse,", "It hurts me to think about how badly I've wasted my life."In the face of something so horrible, saying sorry seems so pointless. But from every fibre of my being, I am sorry,"

Sentencing[change | change source]

Grantham was sentenced Life sentence, with 14 years parole.