Popular Canadian actor, Ryan Grantham, has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to m#rdering his mother, Barbara Waite, in 2020
The 24-year-old, who played Jeffery Augustine in teen drama Riverdale, was sentenced at British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver, Canada on Wednesday, September 23
Grantham pled guilty to the second-degree m#rder charge and will be eligible to apply for parole after 14 years.
According to prosecutors, on March 31, 2020, Grantham sh@t his mother, Barbara Waite, in the back of the head as she played piano in their Squamish townhouse. He planned the k#lling in advance and rehearsed his actions beforehand, considering the m#rder for about 15 minutes
Grantham also filmed a four-minute video on a GoPro camera in which he confessed to the crime saying: “I sh#t her in the back of the head. In the moments after, she would have known it was me.”