West Island woman’s killer turned down by parole board a fourth time


Gregory Bromby raped and killed 15-year-old Tara Manning in her household’s house in Dorval in 1994.

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A person convicted of the first-degree homicide of a West Island teenager greater than 20 years in the past realized he should spend extra time behind bars, as he was turned down for full parole following a listening to Tuesday at a penitentiary in British Columbia.

Gregory Bromby, who’s now 44, was a young person when he raped and killed 15-year-old Tara Manning in her household’s Dorval house in 1994. He stabbed her 51 occasions. Though he was initially charged as a minor, his case was transferred to grownup court docket in 1996 and he was tried earlier than a jury the next 12 months.

On Could three, 1997, he was convicted of first-degree homicide. However as a result of he was a minor, he obtained a life sentence with a interval of parole ineligibility set at 10 years as a substitute of the usual 25.

Tara’s father, Michael Manning, advised the Montreal Gazette that Bromby, who admitted he raped two different ladies earlier than and after he killed Tara, was turned down in his request for full parole Tuesday morning. A duplicate of the written determination made by the Parole Board of Canada was not obtainable instantly.

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Bromby has been eligible for parole since Could 5, 2005. He has been turned down for at the least three completely different types of launch 4 occasions now.

In 2012, the board turned down Bromby’s request for day parole after figuring out he nonetheless had anger points with ladies. In different selections, the parole board additionally famous he was unlawfully at giant from a juvenile detention centre when he killed Tara.

In 2007, when Bromby sought permission to have entry to unescorted non permanent absences, he lastly admitted that he killed .

In February 2019, Bromby was turned down for unescorted non permanent absences a second time. His behaviour at a minimum-security penitentiary precipitated him to be transferred to the Mountain Establishment, a medium-security penitentiary in Agassiz, B.C., 115 kilometres east of Vancouver.

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Bromby felt the switch, made in August 2019, was unfair and his objections had been heard earlier than the Supreme Court docket of British Columbia final spring.

In accordance with an affidavit ready for the listening to, a Correctional Service Canada supervisor wrote Bromby was transferred out of the minimum-security penitentiary as a result of he turned “unmanageable” following his 2019 parole listening to “as a result of threat he posed to (the) security of the general public and safety of the establishment.”

On June 16 final 12 months, the Supreme Court docket decide who heard Bromby’s case decided the warden’s determination behind the switch was honest and “affordable within the circumstances.”

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