(Associated Press) A man who beheaded a fellow passenger aboard a Greyhound bus in Manitoba seven years ago was granted more freedoms Friday and could eventually be moved into a community group home.
A decision by the Manitoba Criminal Code Review Board said Vince Li must remain in the Selkirk Mental Health Centre or at the psychiatric center at a Winnipeg hospital. He is also being allowed unsupervised visits to the Manitoba capital as long as he is carrying a cellphone.
Li, 46, has been confined to the Selkirk psychiatric institution north of Winnipeg since he was found not criminally responsible for stabbing, mutilating and beheading a carnival worker on a bus to Winnipeg in July 2008. Li sat next to 22-year-old Tim McLean after the young man smiled at him and asked how he was doing.
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