Vantrease Parole: Recap & Thoughts.

Parole Hearing Slide7

Warning: Photographs (at bottom) might be disturbing to some. Last Wednesday, I followed my daughter, Kari, with my Victim Impact Statement to the Parole Board. Her words were so powerful… so heart-wrenching… so compelling… so real, that I wondered if mine were really necessary. Well, at least if they were necessary for the Parole Board, that […]

Staples Removed from Skull

Ryan's scalp is stapled following surgery to remove a defective skull plate.

Last week was a busy week, for sure. Most will remember it mostly because of the Austin Vantrease parole hearing that took place at the St. Mary’s prison in West Virginia. Specifically, the powerful Victim Impact Statement given by my daughter, Kari, that has reached more than 120,000 readers over the weekend. Beyond this, I […]

Vantrease Parole Hearing Tomorrow

Austin Vantrease Mug Shot

Tomorrow, at 10AM, Austin Vantrease will sit before the West Virginia Parole Board and plead for his release. First, it sickens me that he is even asking to be let out. I’m not at all surprised though. He’s been trying to get out for the past two years. If he is released then he will […]