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Beheading monster to be given greater freedom

This week, news broke that Vince Li was being granted unsupervised visits to certain areas in Manitoba. It made me revisit this blog I had posted back when it caused an uproar when he was granted supervised escorts. My opinion on the matter is still unchanged.

My Takes

Rethink Mental Illness

Four years ago,  a sick man, Vince Li, took the life of an innocent fellow passenger on a greyhound bus.   It was one of the most gruesome cases to ever take place in Manitoba as the victim, 22-year-old Tim McLean, was stabbed, beheaded and cannibalized.  Read here.

The sheer shock value of the crime was enough to warrant the public and even myself, to call for revenge of kind.  Li was found not criminally responsible for the murder due to insanity and was placed in a psychiatric institution, much to the chagrin of many.

To add insult to injury,  Li, who according to his doctors, has been responding very well to his medications, is being recommended for greater freedom.  This basically means that he would allowed to go on escorted walks. (A police would be present). Click here for full story.

The public say nay but I say yay.  Why…

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