Skip to comments.Serial Killer Wants to Come Home (Killer times 10)
Posted on 03/23/2006 8:52:34 PM PST by CAWats
IONE Herbert William Mullin wants to come home to Santa Cruz County. He'd like to live in Boulder Creek and find a wife. He's thought about auditing a psychology course at UC Santa Cruz. He says he would be a hard-working, law-abiding citizen.
But Wednesday the California Board of Prison Terms refused to release the convicted serial killer, saying he should stay behind bars for at least another five years, the maximum time allowed between hearings.
Mullin was convicted in 1973 of 10 slayings in Santa Cruz County and one in Santa Clara County.
The panel's action came after a roughly two-hour hearing at Mule Creek State Prison, during which Mullin discussed his guilt, his life in prison and his hopes for the future.
"I just want to get back to living my life free," the 1965 San Lorenzo Valley High School graduate told the panel of two commissioners, whose identities are kept confidential under prison rules.
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In that case release him at once.
When his 10 victims can audit a course, let him out.
"I was not a thinking individual," he said, blaming his parents for "denying him maturity" and "not teaching me the facts of life."
"The state should be punishing my parents, at least chastising them publicly," Mullin said. "They're the ones who made me do it. They put me in a situation where I became mentally insane."
He killed a woman and her two sons, aged 4 and 9 among others. He blames his parents. Looks like he's learning...