Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Predator behind bars

Forty years.

Repeat that to your self.  Forty years.  Its a long time and as a "3(g)" offense he will not be eligible for parole until he serves 1/2 the period of his sentence day for day.

It won't help those he molested however it will help those he might have molested had he not been convicted and sentenced.

Australian gets 40 years for camp abuse
By Zeke MacCormack - Express-News

KERRVILLE — At a hearing Tuesday where he received a 40-year prison term, Australian Scott S.J. Zirus offered no apologies for sexually abusing three young boys at a camp in Hunt last summer.

That lack of expressed remorse upset the parents of the victim, now 7, who they said feels betrayed by Zirus, 26.

They bear no ill will against Camp Stewart for Boys, where Zirus committed two aggravated sexual assaults, indecency with a child and the offense of continuous sexual assault of a child, to which he pleaded guilty April 16.

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