Scott Roeder Gets Maximum for Tiller Murder -- Life, With No Possible Parole for 50 Years

A judge has sentenced the anti-abortion activist who shot and killed prominent Kansas doctor George Tiller to the maximum possible sentence -- life in prison with the possibility of parole only after 50 years. Scott Roeder, 52, faced a mandatory life sentence, but it was up to Sedgwick County District Judge Warren Wilbert to decide whether he would be eligible for parole after 25 or 50 years. Wilbert said he chose the harsher sentence because of evidence Roeder stalked Tiller before killing...Full Story
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