Ryan Granthamknown for his role as Jeffrey Augustine in Riverdale, was sentenced to life behind bars for murdering his own mother.
The 24-year-old was sentenced Wednesday in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada — roughly 6 months after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his mother. Barbara Waitein 2020
Prosecutors say the disgraced actor recorded his confessions and the aftermath of the tragic ordeal on his own camera at the time — in the clip, he admits, “I shot her in the back of the head. Moments later she would know it was me.
justice Kathleen Kerr described the case as heartbreaking, tragic and life-shattering as he handed down his sentence.
According to prosecutors, Grantham shot his mother in the back of the head while she played the piano at home – the next day he loaded his car with guns, ammunition, Molotov cocktails and directions to Rideau Cottage – where Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lives
Detectives investigating the case say Grantham later admitted to trying to kill Trudeau and wrote about his goal in a diary.
Under the terms of the sentence, Grantham will not be eligible for parole during his first 14 years in prison.