Why, one would think that some people believe that inmates and prison staff should bear the cost of the virtue-signalling that defines the anti-capital punishment crowd.A Virginia man, serving time for shooting a state trooper, receives an additional forty years in prison for stabbing a fellow inmate to death at Mount Olive Correctional Complex.Steven Branscome, 41, previously entered a guilty plea to second degree murder in the death of 47-year-old Russell Leon Hager. His body was found on March 19, 2016 in the prison's weight yard with multiple stab wounds to the head and neck. Fayette County Prosecutor Larry E. Harrah says Branscome used a manufactured weapon, commonly called a shank, to kill Hager.
Friday, April 21, 2017
Rendering Offenders Harmless, Part 46
Another heart-warming story in our continuing series illustrating how our justice system is able to render violent offenders harmless, so that we no longer need to have recourse to the death penalty in appropriate cases: