10-year supervision order for Beast of Blenheim
Fri, 13 Jul 2012 1:23p.m.
The convicted rapist dubbed the Beast of Blenheim will be subject to a 10-year extended supervision order once his parole conditions end after release from prison, a judge has decided.
Stewart Murray Wilson, who was jailed for 21 years in 1996 for sexual offending against women and girls, is due to be released from prison on September 1.
The 65-year-old, who was sentenced before preventive detention laws were introduced, must be released despite being assessed as being at a high risk of reoffending.
The Corrections Department pressed for an extended supervision order for Wilson, to apply for 10 years from September 1, 2015, in the High Court at Christchurch.
At the hearing clinical psychologist Jane Freeman-Brown supported the extended supervision order, saying Wilson, who continues to deny his offending, is at high-risk of reoffending.
Justice Graham Lang today issued his reserved decision which will see Wilson monitored closely once his parole conditions end.
In imposing the maximum term available for the order, Justice Lang said he agreed with Dr Freeman-Brown's assessment that Wilson was likely to be at risk of reoffending against young women.
"Mr Wilson's previous offending demonstrates that he has ingrained psychopathic traits and a continued tendency to act in a sexually deviant manner.
"I agree that he presents as a rare and special case ... he will remain at risk of offending against young females well beyond the expiry of his release conditions," Justice Lang said.
Wilson will have a Parole Board hearing next month to set out the conditions he must adhere to upon release.
Post a Comment
Before commenting, please take the time to read our moderation guide
(Won't be published)
7/08/2012 3:19:56 p.m.
He should serve the full 21 years! Does the government not know how to add? 1996 + 21 years is not 2012! Disgusted in NZ laws!
7/08/2012 3:11:43 p.m.
If he can not accept the crimes that he has done, then no way should he be put in the community, he should be placed in a institute to assist him with taking resposibility for his actions or a longer imprisonment should be imposed until he can accept and take the resonable steps to admit his actions. Do you know how many lives this man has desroyed? It is disgusting that he is a high risk offender yet the law qill let him out so he can ruin many more lives. This not only terrifies me but it makes my skin shiver! Who do I write to?
32 months after the first earthquake, dozens of Christchurch...
All 350 passengers on board a commuter train that derailed e...
The woman who first tried to lift the lid on paedophile Jame...
Video has emerged of a skydiving incident in Motueka last ye...
Copyright © 2013 MediaWorks TV. All Rights Reserved.