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No parole for double-killer from Castlegar

A Castlegar man serving a life sentence for killing two people has been denied parole.

Wayne Macmillan is 15 years into his incarceration. That sentence states no parole for 25 years but there is a clause that could allow a jury to reduce that waiting period. However the judge turned down the application.

Court documents show – in part – that there is some doubt about the extent of MacMillan’s rehabilitation and he remains  “a very angry man”.

MacMillan – a career criminal and drug addict – killed 90 year old Edward Vertere of Rossland in February 1997.

He also killed Luis Martins in Osoyoos a few months later.

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