- AGE: 59 years old
CRIME: attempted murder
- I’ve been in prison for 35 years for robbery and attempted murder. I started stealing when I was 15. I robbed banks. I always worked alone. In 1994, I was caught for attempted murder. I had mixed booze and medications. He isn’t dead.
Eight months ago I got married to a woman my age and it’s going well. That’s why I want my release, to live with her.
In 1996 I got lung cancer. Now, I’m getting treated but they won’t release me. They’re waiting for me to die. I lost 50 pounds since October 1999.
I regret committing the crime that sent me here, but I think the system isn’t fair for the situation I’m living in now. There should be improvements. Especially when someone has cancer. They should let them go live with their family. I was twice refused conditional release. There’s a group that’s trying to do something for me. I hope they’ll be successful.