Ryan Grantham: Who is Ryan Grantham? Riverdale actor sentenced to life for killing his mother
The 24-year-old was sentenced to life
September 22 after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in March 2022. The actor was sentenced with the possibility of parole.
Ryan Grantham had shot his mother, Barbara Waite, in the head in March 2020. Ryan murdered his mother in their townhouse in Squamish, Canada. During the hearing, it also became public knowledge that Ryan was even planning to kill Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada, but he surrendered to the police following a change of heart.
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Ryan Grantham’s attorney at trial said the actor suffered from anxiety, depression and self-loathing. Ryan had expressed his desire to hurt others and himself before shooting his mother, his attorney Chris Johnson said. Johnson added that Ryan had already anticipated the judgment.
Apparently, Ryan killed his mother because he wanted to “spare” her from seeing the violence the actor was planning on committing. According to Judge Kathleen Ker, Ryan was receiving psychiatric treatment in prison and appeared to be improving. Ryan’s sister Lisa said it hurt knowing he was a danger to their mother’s life.
Ryan Grantham began his acting career at the age of nine. He starred in the movie Diary of Wimpy Kid in 2010. Ryan’s big release was Netflix’s Riverdale.
1). What is Riverdale?
Riverdale is an American supernatural crime horror series.
2). When did Ryan Grantham kill his mother?
Ryan Grantham shot his mother in 2010.
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