A former child actor from British Columbia who admitted to killing his mother was given a life sentence with a 14-year parole ban.
Ryan Grantham pleaded accountable in March throughout the B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver to the second-degree murder of Barbara Waite, 64, which occurred on March 31, 2020, at their residence.
First-degree murder was the preliminary accusation made in direction of Grantham. A member of the household discovered his mother’s physique inside her residence inside a townhouse progress on Government Road in Squamish.
Justice Kathleen Ker of the B.C. Supreme Court handed down the sentence on Tuesday. The required sentence for second-degree murder is life in jail with out the chance of parole after 10 to 25 years. The interval of parole ineligibility was a consideration all through sentence.
Grantham, 24, started performing whereas he was nonetheless in elementary school, first making an look in a fried rooster enterprise sooner than getting affords for parts in TV sequence and motion footage.
He appeared in three TV parts, along with one in a Riverdale episode, in response to an web web site for the film commerce.
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