“Riverdale” actor Ryan Grantham made a request to be relocated after being sentenced to life in prison.
On February 6th (local time), media outlet TMZ reported that Ryan Grantham’s legal representative requested a prison relocation because the actor was being threatened by other inmates.
In particular, Ryan Grandhtam’s legal representative said, “Mr. Grantham recently advised me that he’s doing well, getting the help he needs, and has gained some insight into what happened and why. He regrets what he did to his mother.”
However, the attorney also claimed that Grantham could be “physically, mentally and sexually intimidated” due to his frail stature, and so made a plea to have the actor relocated.
According to the same attorney, the actor has realized he has a lot of personal work to do, and that he’s dedicating himself to that. “He can hopefully be a mentally healthy and contributing member of society at some point in time in the future”, they also added.
In the end, following the prison relocation request, Ryan Grantham will be spending the rest of his sentence at a prison hospital in Canada,
Previously, on March 31st, 2020, Ryan Grantham shot and killed his 64-year-old mother who was playing the piano at her home in Vancouver, Canada, left a video of it and surrendered herself to the police.
During the police investigation, he allegedly plotted to kill Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and it was also discovered that he planned a shooting at his alma mater Simon Fraser University and Lions Gate Bridge.
In the end, Grantham was sentenced to second-degree murder in September 2022. He was initially charged with first-degree murder and held in custody for two and a half years, then pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison. He was also ineligible for parole for 14 years.
On the other hand, Ryan Grantham gained popularity after appearing in the Netflix series “Riverdale”.