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Man convicted of "thrill kill" to be released over a decade early
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Posted on 11/28/2012 8:34:53 PM PST by Arthurio

Man convicted of "thrill kill" to be released over a decade early

Posted: 11/28/2012 10:00:03 AM

Community members are angry after the Rhode Island Parole Board has agreed to release a man convicted of a “thrill” kill from prison on parole over a decade before his sentence is over.

In 1999 Alfred Brissette and Marc Girard of Woonsocket decided to execute their plan to kill a random woman and bury the body. According to court Documents, the men met Jeanette Descoteaux and offered her cocaine if she came with them. Descoteaux agreed and followed the men in the woods of Burrillville. In the woods the men brutally beat Descoteaux to death. Now, Brissette who pleaded no contest, will be released from prison in December, at least 6-years before serving his full sentence.

“This could have been anyone’s daughter,” Carolyn Medeiros of the Alliance for Safe Communities told the WPRO Morning News with Tara Granahan and Andrew Gobeil. “It was a horrific heinous crime, it was described as a thrill kill, they did it just for the experience and the thrill of the kill.”

Brissette was sentenced to 60 years with 35 to serve. In jail he earned over four years off his sentence in “good time” credit. The Parole Board has now agreed to release Brissette from prison on supervised released although he was not scheduled to be released from prison until 2028, even with the good time credit. Brissette’s upcoming release was first reported by WPRI-TV.

The Parole Board said the decision was made as a result of Brissette’s clean record while in prison for the past 14-years and because Brissette participated in program and followed his documented plan for change. The board also claimed that the Attorney General’s office and family members did not issue any letters of objection to Brissette’s release.

Medeiros said Descoteaux’s mother has passed away and that as a result there were no family members around to object during the parole hearing. She said that it seems the parole board was “just smitten” with Brisette. “I hope they realize they are going to bear the responsibility of their negligent decision.”

The crime is described as “brutal, barbaric, and utterly senseless thrill,” in court documents. After the men had lured Descoteaux into the woods Brissette demanded sex in exchange for drugs. After that Brissette whacked Descoteaux in the head with a lug wrench, the woman asked why he did that, and Brissette responded by striking her again.

He then instructed Girard to use the shovel they had brought and start digging a hole. The victim realized what was going on and began to run for her life naked through the woods. When the men caught her they beat her to death with the lug wrench and the shovel.

Dee DeQuattro | WPRO News 0 0 0


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: Rhode Island
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1 posted on 11/28/2012 8:34:59 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: Arthurio

The family should return the favor of the thrill. He should have been executed in prison.


2 posted on 11/28/2012 8:40:10 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: CodeToad

Star Chamber. The system has failed. Time for the citizens to step in.


3 posted on 11/28/2012 8:48:06 PM PST by Teotwawki (For a person to get a thing without paying for it, another must pay for it without getting it.)
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To: Arthurio

Why would they release him??


4 posted on 11/28/2012 8:49:26 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Arthurio

More here with video

http://www.wpri.com/dpp/target_12/thrill-kill-murderer-granted-early-release


5 posted on 11/28/2012 8:51:38 PM PST by WonkyTonky
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To: GeronL

“Why would they release him??”

Reason 1. Liberals on parole board in a Liberal state.
2. Demonstrate commitment to Libtard “sympathy with poor ickle crooks.”
3. Lowers prison costs.

Stupid Rhode Trash got in this situation when they did not execute the “thrill seekers”.


6 posted on 11/28/2012 8:58:41 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: Teotwawki

Liberal have a bloolust for the innocent. They will murder the innocent in any way they can get away with. Deathcare will be a big killing playground for them.


7 posted on 11/28/2012 9:01:14 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: GladesGuru

“Brissette was sentenced to 60 years with 35 to serve. In jail he earned over four years off his sentence in “good time” credit.”

I should have paid more attention in math class. He beat her to death only 13 years ago but somehow it adds up to “you can go now”.


8 posted on 11/28/2012 9:04:18 PM PST by 21twelve (So I [God] gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. Psalm 81:12)
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To: GeronL

In the video they say he will only serve about 14 years after he got a 40 year sentence for a brutal murder. They also comment that the parole board said he caused no trouble in prison plus no one wrote to the parole board about not letting him out. Turns out the victims mother died 4 years ago so I guess there was nobody to object. Why the states AG didn’t object is beyond me.


9 posted on 11/28/2012 9:05:05 PM PST by WonkyTonky
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To: Arthurio

“they beat her to death with the lug wrench and the shovel”.....

Reminded me of Kwanza.


10 posted on 11/28/2012 9:08:40 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Lancey Howard

The slain woman had no family or even friends other than her mother to complain, apparently?

It seems a story with sordidness all around. They lured her not with roses but with cocaine, and one doesn’t usually try to pick up truly “random” victims by offering cocaine to all passers-by till one bites. You’ll quickly get a visit from the cops if you do.

So what’s proposed, parole? I’d like those who clamored the most loudly for him to get out to be the first whose neighborhoods are selected for him to be in.


13 posted on 11/28/2012 10:09:20 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Lancey Howard

bttt


14 posted on 11/28/2012 10:13:05 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Arthurio

“The Parole Board said the decision was made as a result of Brissette’s clean record while in prison for the past 14-years and because Brissette participated in program and followed his documented plan for change”

What is a documented plan for change? I guess he will murder someone for an actual reason next time. Why do we rehabilitate and free a thrill killer. He should have paid for a senseless murder fourteen years ago.


15 posted on 11/28/2012 10:15:55 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: JimSEA

If Ms. Descoteaux had been allowed to pack heat... we’d have a far different story here. She’d be around (assuming she kicked her coke habit) and these goons would long ago have been pushing up daisies.


16 posted on 11/28/2012 10:18:59 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: JimSEA
What is a documented plan for change?

My guess is that he wrote "I will not thrill kill" on the black board a hundred times....

17 posted on 11/28/2012 10:35:38 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Lancey Howard

Right you are. The Democrat politicians of Rhode Island are totally useless POS. They have no respect for human life except to keep killers from getting executed. Just look at their governors and Senators. That says it all.

The next time a big storm hits New England, I hope it takes out Rhode Island first, then Massachusetts, followed by Connecticut and Vermont.

Maybe we can salvage Maine and New Hampshire.


18 posted on 11/28/2012 11:17:14 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Arthurio

“There’s no reason to execute people. We just put them in prison for so long they’ll never get out.”

How many times have I heard that quote?

Start at the little toe and take one quarter inch at a time until this beast is dead.

Then publish what the mess looks like, and make it clear this is exactly what awaits anyone who does something similar.

It may not be nice, but I’m saying the instances of this type of thing will end.

I’m tired of our society being nice to humanity’s absolute worst.

I hope someone ends this guy before he can do a repeat.


19 posted on 11/28/2012 11:24:44 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Now THAT’S cruel and unusual.

How dare you! /s


20 posted on 11/28/2012 11:26:07 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: DoughtyOne

I still wonder how much of this story is one of scum-on-scum where all knew the others were scum. They lured their quarry with a promise of cocaine. Try that with the average Jane in a bar and see how quick you get busted or stinged. Was there some vendetta, against other druggies or pushers maybe, that the thrill killers wanted to avenge with their thrill.

Still, any sane justice system would have done away with the killers or be marching them in that direction given whatever external court hurdles are inevitable.


21 posted on 11/28/2012 11:33:03 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: GladesGuru

There’s a great Oingo Boingo song that parodies the liberal soft-on-crime mentality, called Only a Lad, that I think is appropriate here:

Johnny was bad, even as a child everybody could tell
Everyone said if you don’t get straight
You’ll surely go to hell

But Johnny didn’t care
He was an outlaw by the time that he was
Ten years old
He didn’t wanna do what he was told
Just a prankster, juvenile gangster

His teachers didn’t understand
They kicked him out of school
At a tender early age
Just because he didn’t want to learn things
(Had other interests)
He liked to burn things

The lady down the block
She had a radio that Johnny wanted oh so bad
So he took it the first chance he had
Then he shot her in the leg
And this is what she said

Only a lad
You really can’t blame him
Only a lad
Society made him
Only a lad
He’s our responsibility
Only a lad
He really couldn’t help it
Only a lad
He didn’t want to do it
Only a lad
He’s underprivileged and abused
Perhaps a little bit confused

His parents gave up they couldn’t influence his attitude
Nobody could help
The little man had no gratitude

And when he stole the car
Nobody dreamed that he would
Try to take it so far
He didn’t mean to hit the poor man
Who had to go and die
It made the judge cry

Only a lad
He really couldn’t help it
Only a lad
He didn’t want to do it
Only a lad
He’s underprivileged and abused
Perhaps a little bit confused

It’s not his fault that he can’t believe
It’s not his fault that he can’t behave
Society made him go astray
Perhaps if we’re nice he’ll go away
Perhaps he’ll go away
He’ll go away

(Repeat chorus)

Hey there Johnny you really don’t fool me
You get away with murder
And you think it’s funny
You don’t give a damn if we live or if we die
Hey there Johnny boy
I hope you fry!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vXW66o15e0


22 posted on 11/28/2012 11:43:17 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: HiTech RedNeck
I still wonder how much of this story is one of scum-on-scum where all knew the others were scum.

Well, there's scum and then there's scum.  The woman here does seem to be of questionable character, but that's hardly a capital offense.  If the reports are accurate, what these men did is so totally over the line that it's difficult for me to go beyond that.  Not trying to make a negative statement by acknowledging this mindset though.  It seems as though she could have been willing to go for the exchange, and yet these guys were so vile that they opted for the kill instead of the pleasure.  Of course that's ignoring the fact they could have gotten their jollies just by the virtually Satanic act of murder.

They lured their quarry with a promise of cocaine.

Yes they did.  And she used poor judgment for the very last time.

Try that with the average Jane in a bar and see how quick you get busted or stinged.

Yeah, I hear ya.  They were certainly willing to take a big chance here weren't they.  Too bad it wasn't a sting.

Was there some vendetta, against other druggies or pushers maybe, that the thrill killers wanted to avenge with their thrill.

I suppose it's possible.  Whatever the motive though, the experience for the woman wouldn't change, and it's her experience that motivates my tenacious vindictive nature.  This really angers me.

Screwing with someone for personal gain is one thing.  Taking the life of another person just for jollies, or even just to get even with a third party, now there's some depraved acts.

Still, any sane justice system would have done away with the killers or be marching them in that direction given whatever external court hurdles are inevitable.


I agree.  These guys should be toes up six feet under.


23 posted on 11/29/2012 12:23:15 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Lancey Howard

the only reason i’d want him released is to have acess to him. not fit for society.


24 posted on 11/29/2012 12:34:10 AM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Arthurio

Perp will not be released early:
http://630wpro.com/Article.asp?id=2582861&spid=38784


25 posted on 11/29/2012 12:41:48 AM PST by langleyaction (Embedded within every corrupt system are the seeds of its destruction)
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To: DoughtyOne

hey, blue & grey potpourri, what i mean is it sounds logical that they picked someone who they already knew was interested in the coke, and not as in cola. why else take such an idiotic risk (oops, officer mary, who came when straight arrow susan complained about being offered coke, we wanted to thrill kill you). some digging might even turn a story like that up. if the liberals saw it as scum vs. scum they might be a bit more lenient on the surviving scum. just sayin.


26 posted on 11/29/2012 2:40:42 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: langleyaction

At least they reversed it. And also, that piece of filth must be suffering at the loss of his near freedom. He’s lived 13 years longer than he should have already, hopefully the publicity will have consequences in the cellblock.

Is it wrong to hope for jailhouse justice? Justice delayed is justice denied, where was the justice in this case. Now if it had been a politician’s daughter maybe something more would have been done to him. In a supposed nation of laws, 100’s of 100’s of them, it seems the equality part has been dropped.


27 posted on 11/29/2012 4:58:24 AM PST by wrencher
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To: wrencher

not reversed yet but i bet they will. further reviewing means they could go ahead with their original intention.


28 posted on 11/29/2012 5:49:32 AM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Hey, I resemble that remark...

Perhaps so. Who knows what runs through the head of an idiot. (Liberal parole board members)

I believe I missed the connection as far as them making the decisions based on this concept. I thought you were merely contemplating the idiocy of taking a chance on being caught during the negotiating process with the woman.


29 posted on 11/29/2012 8:12:32 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Likely so!!


30 posted on 11/29/2012 8:13:18 AM PST by JimSEA
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To: DoughtyOne

It struck me as a possible odd consequence of the Democrat take on drugs, which while sometimes blamed for being “soft” on immorality, actually misplaces moral responsibility from a person who misuses a chemical to the chemical itself. It is as though the chemical could leap out of a test tube and seize someone by the neck.

Then, with the chemical thus demonized, the woman into the coke could have been seen as a dabbler in a demonic death powder rather than the person with lack of self control she was. So now she’s an extreme bad thing (in the liberal mind) as are the thrill killers.

It isn’t true social conservatives who spearheaded the stuff about demon rum and reefer madness. It was progressives looking for an easier scape goat than the difficult moral task of learning self control in a dangerous world.

Yeah, you resembled potpourri :-)


31 posted on 11/29/2012 1:03:22 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: wiggen

If the ones who clamored loudest for this want to welcome him into their neighborhood, far be it from us to deny them their wish. Otherwise the big hypocrites should just shut up.


32 posted on 11/29/2012 1:05:18 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Thanks for the explanation.

I often use blue and gray, so you’ll see it again soon I’m sure.


33 posted on 11/29/2012 5:17:40 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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