The FAQ: The Murder of Anastasia WitbolsFeugen
What sentence did Byron Case receive?
Byron Case was sentenced to Life in prison without the chance for parole for First Degree Murder.1 He was given a second life sentence for Armed Criminal Action to run concurrently with his other sentence.Top of page
Contrary to what has occasionally been stated on his supporters' web site, Case did not get two consecutive sentences (sometimes called a "double life sentence"). "Concurrent" sentences run simultaneously and mean in effect that he received a single life sentence.
Byron Case is now serving his sentence at the Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron, Missouri.2 While he briefly lost his privileges in early 2008 for deliberate and repeated violations of Department of Corrections policies, he now regularly gets cable TV, pay-per-view movies, phone privileges, exercise facilities, and can work at a job at the prison. What he does not get is his freedom.