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August 26, 2005

To: Texas Parole Board of Pardon and Reviews
Re: Parole Review
Offender: Ricky Carter
State ID: 06227942
TDJC ID: 01009150
Placed in Parole Review on 07/05/05

To the Board:

            I vehemently protest the parole of Ricky Carter.  His total disregard of the law and the lives of others resulted in the tragic death of four beautiful young women.  The granting of parole before he has served every day of his sentence would be a terrible insult to the grieving families.

            I say this with some familiarity about the subject of parole.  In 1990, my son, then a student at the University of Tulsa College of Law, was carjacked, robbed, and murdered by two assassins.  They were sentenced to life imprisonment, but were eligible for parole after only fifteen years.  Fortunately, parole was denied just this week, but they will be eligible every three years thereafter.

            Just as the parole of these two murderers is unthinkable to all persons of decency, so to is the parole of Ricky Carter.

Richard N. Brochstein