The Parole Board has released its full report on why they denied Feilding criminal Ewen Macdonald early release.Macdonald, who met with the board on Tuesday, was found to pose an undue risk to the community and has “much to do” before he’s ready for release.The board describes Macdonald as “displaying narcisstic traits” and says he still hasn’t accepted that his crimes were wrong, instead blaming co-offender Callum Boe.Macdonald was sentenced to five years prison for six crimes against members of his local community, including his late brother-in-law Scott Guy.He will be required to see a psychologist for counselling and the board wants to see a forensic psychiatric report before they see him again.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Why Ewen Macdonald was denied parole
The Parole Board is obviously conscious of public interest in its deliberations into the application for parole by Ewen Macdonald. So the details of its meeting with Macdonald earlier in the week have been released; 3 News reports: