Not Criminally Responsible
Matthew de Grood was found not criminally responsible for the crimes.
In 2008, Vince Li killed and cannibalized Tim McLean on a Greyhound bus. In 2017, now known as Will Baker, he was granted full release.
Matthew de Grood apologized to the families of his victims at a review board hearing this week.
Both the Crown and defence agree Matthew de Grood was psychotic when he committed the crimes.
Vince Li was found not criminally responsible for beheading a passenger on a Greyhound bus in Manitoba in 2008. He was admitted to a psychiatric hospital and has been living in a group home for about a year.
The former stripper and model's trial for murdering and dismembering a Chinese national is over, with Montreal jurors rejecting the claim that he was not mentally responsible for his crimes.
Luka Magnotta committed one of the most gruesome murders in recent Canadian history. That's not in dispute, but his mental state is.
I spoke to Canadian filmmaker John Kastner about documenting the lives of mentally ill people who have committed horrible acts.