TRIBUNNEWS.COM – Former television series actor RiverdaleRyan Grantham, became the talk after pleading guilty to the murder of his own mother.
Grantham (24) is undergoing trial in the second degree murder case against his mother, Barbara Waite, starting Monday (13/6/2022).
The trial is to determine how many years in prison the actor will be sentenced to before he is eligible for parole.
Reported US Magazinethe trial that took place in a British Columbia court featured footage of the Canadian actor practicing shooting his mother.
A video of him showing the body of his mother and confessing to killing her was also shown.
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Prosecutors on Tuesday (14/6/2022), accused Grantham of also planning to assassinate Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
CBC News Reportedly, Grantham was driving east the day after his mother’s death where he had 12 Molotov cocktails, three guns and ammunition in his car.
The actor is suspected of carrying the deadly weapons to kill Trudeau, 50, at his home in Ottawa.
Instead of carrying out the alleged plot, Grantham changed course and went to Vancouver police headquarters to turn himself in.
“I can neither explain nor justify my actions. I have no excuse,” the young actor said of the murder of his mother, in a court statement on Wednesday (15/6/2022).