Breaking: Matthew de Grood given greater privileges, including visits to community

Quintuple killer Matthew de Grood is to be transferred to Edmonton where he may be granted supervised visits to the community, or placement in a half-way house, the Alberta Review Board has ruled.

In an 11-page ruling, the board determined it would be in the best interest of public safety to have de Grood transferred to Alberta Hospital Edmonton from the Southern Alberta Forensic Psychiatry Centre in Calgary.

And while the board says de Grood “remains a significant threat to the public were he to relapse into a full psychotic state,” doctors can increase his freedoms.

Full article: Calgary Herald