“The 40-12 months-Previous Virgin” actor, Shelley Malil, who was imprisoned for repeatedly stabbing his girlfriend in an try and kill her a decade in the past, was granted parole on Tuesday.
Malil appeared earlier than a panel at Chuckawalla Valley State Jail in California, the place the commissioners unanimously agreed to grant him the parole he was supplied earlier this 12 months. He’s anticipated to be launched in two weeks and can stay on supervised parole of 5 years, the San Diego Tribune reported.
In 2008, Malil flew right into a jealous rage and stabbed his then-girlfriend, Kendra Beebe, 23 instances at her residence in San Marcos. As Beebe’s youngsters have been sleeping upstairs, Malil continued to slash her with a damaged wine glass and a kitchen knife. He additionally tried to smother her with a pillow.
Beebe survived the assault and Malil was convicted of premeditated tried homicide and assault with a lethal weapon. He was sentenced in 2010 to 12 years to life in jail.
In January, a parole panel had granted Malil’s launch after evaluations discovered the 53-year-old former actor was deemed a low threat of committing future violence, the newspaper reported. Through the listening to, Malil admitted he launched the assault on Beebe hoping to “annihilate” her.
He mentioned alcoholism and jealously partly fueled the assault — however insisted that he has since modified on account of self-help programs, a level he earned from a correspondence faculty and attending Alcohol Nameless.
His parole in January was blocked by Gov. Jerry Brown, who questioned Malil’s rehabilitation and requested why his “rage escalated thus far uncontrolled, and resulted in such a protracted horror.”
Malil mentioned on Tuesday that he was devoted to his rehabilitation.
“I by no means need to create one other sufferer once more,” he mentioned.
Beebe additionally spoke on the listening to through video convention and mentioned she’s “nonetheless residing in concern” after the assault.
“I’ve relieved this night time a whole lot of instances,” she mentioned.
She instructed the San Diego Tribune she was “shocked” on the panel’s resolution to grant Malil’s parole.
“In the present day, these males had an opportunity to take actual motion displaying that we, as a society, worth ladies and can shield them,” Beebe mentioned. “For this, I’m unhappy. Due to their inaction, I’ll proceed to reside in concern.”
Malil is thought for his supporting function as Haziz in “The 40-12 months-Previous Virgin.” He additionally appeared in a number of motion pictures and TV reveals, together with “Holes,” “Reba” and “Scrubs.”