US News Rolf Harris To Be Released From Prison On Friday

14:06  18 may  2017
14:06  18 may  2017 Source:   Huffington Post UK

'You can change your life when you're inside' – Prisoner's inspiring poem brought governor to tears

  'You can change your life when you're inside' – Prisoner's inspiring poem brought governor to tears An inspiring poem written by a convicted criminal has been praised by fellow inmates and staff. Louise*, an amateur poet from Limerick city has been praised by staff for the way she has turned her life around inside Limerick Prison.Last Christmas the 34-year-old wrote a verse about her time in the jail and dedicated it to the other women serving sentences.Such was the power that one governor even admitted the poem brought him to tears.“It's just something I do myself,” Louise explained. “I have just always loved poetry. It is a way of expressing yourself, to write down what you feel.

Rolf Harris will be released from Stafford Prison on Friday . Sentencing judge Mr Justice Sweeney said Harris showed no remorse for his crimes. He said: ‘’Your reputation lies in ruins, you have been stripped of your honours, but you have no one to blame but yourself.’’

Rolf Harris to be freed from prison tomorrow. Richard Hartley-Parkinson for Metro.co.ukThursday 18 May 2017 10:21 am . Rolf Harris is to be released from prison on Friday , a court has heard. The Australia-born former television star, 87

Rolf Harris © PA Rolf Harris Rolf Harris, 87, is to be released from Stafford Prison on Friday, Judge Deborah Taylor has told his indecent assault trial at Southwark Crown Court.

Australian-born Harris is currently in jail serving time for 12 sex offences following a trial in 2014.

He was handed a six-year jail term after the string of attacks on girls as young as seven.

At London’s Southwark Crown Court, sentencing judge Mr Justice Sweeney said Harris showed no remorse for his crimes.

He said: ‘’Your reputation lies in ruins, you have been stripped of your honours, but you have no one to blame but yourself.’’

Harris was unanimously found guilty of molesting four girls, including one woman who was just seven or eight at the time and was groped when she asked for his autograph, and another two who fell prey as young teenagers.

The veteran presenter, who charmed television audiences for decades, was also convicted of a catalogue of abuse against another young victim, who prosecutors said Harris groomed from the age of 13 and used like ‘’his little toy’’.

The accusations dated between 1968 and 1986, and the girls were targeted between the ages of seven or eight and 19.

Harris had his CBE annulled at the order of the Queen following his conviction.

Man wrongly convicted of murder to be set free after 24 years .
Shaurn Thomas was sentenced to life in prison for a murder that occurred when he was just 16.A Philadelphia man imprisoned for 24 years for a crime he didn't commit was set to have a hearing Tuesday to determine when he’d be released from prison. Shaurn Thomas, convicted of a murder when he was only 16 years old, was sentenced to life in prison in 1994. Since then, Thomas has maintained his innocence, a fact corroborated by the Pennsylvania Innocence Project and a private law firm.

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