In this era characterized by leniency toward criminal activity, yet another alarming instance emerges.
This week, a male individual from New York, found guilty at 15 years of age for raping and killing a 39-year-old mother during the 1999 Mother’s Day celebrations, is slated for release from incarceration.
Opponents attribute this development to the state’s parole board, which they contend exhibits an unmistakable bias in favor of criminal elements.
Convicted Rapists and Criminals to be Released
Kirsten McElvene, the grief-stricken sibling of Penny Brown, the victim, expressed her solemn sentiments to WGRZ after the parole board’s decision became public knowledge.
The outrage continues to grow in the Southern Tier community of Salamanca with the pending parole release of convicted killer Edward Kindt. https://t.co/MR2ZE4NuE1
— WGRZ (@WGRZ) March 28, 2023
In a horrifying turn of events, the depraved adolescent, Edward Kindt, targeted Brown as she enjoyed a jog accompanied by her two canine companions in the upstate region of Salamanca.
She was a devoted wife, mother of two, and practicing nurse. The heinous act involved Kindt raping Brown before employing her dogs’ very own leashes as the instrument to ultimately end her life through strangulation.
At the time, the legal system handed down a sentence of nine years to life in confinement to Kindt, the maximum punishment that could be imposed on lawbreakers under the age of 16.
JUST HOURS AGO: Radical Left NY parole board frees man convicted of raping, killing a mom on Mother’s Day 20 years ago. Edward Kindt ambushed Penny Brown, a married mom of 2 and nurse, while she was jogging with her two dogs in upstate NY.https://t.co/ffbGRYWCpu
— Joe Has Dementia (@RokerGlasses) March 30, 2023
In response to this tragic incident, state lawmakers have enacted “Penny’s Law.”
This mandates a minimum of 15 years to life imprisonment for individuals below the age of 16 found guilty of perpetrating second-degree murder, the very crime committed by Kindt.
Democratic Governor, Parole Board Chairman Accused of Making Unfathomable Move
A representative of the Parole Board verified that Kindt, currently 39 years old and residing at the Elmira Correctional Facility in upstate New York, may potentially gain his freedom on or before the forthcoming Wednesday.
This conclusion was reached following interviews conducted by multiple Parole Board members with Kindt on February 17th, who subsequently opted for his release.
In the previous year, Democratic Governor Kathy Hochul appointed Darryl Towns, an erstwhile state assemblyman and housing commissioner, as the parole board’s chairman.
The spokesperson refrained from promptly disclosing the identities of the trio of parole board members who played a pivotal role in the decision to set Kindt free.
McElvene conveyed her disbelief, stating it was unfathomable.This article appeared in TheDailyBeat and has been published here with permission.