Here in the UK a life sentence for an offence like murder or rape rarely sees someone stay in prison untill they are dead or so old they are no longer a threat the chief of the probation service who are supposed to oversee there early release and prevent them being a danger to the public is under fire for offence commited on probation

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4916258.stm


That would be the same probation service who helped a convicted criminal caused this
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ged_Walker
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main...26/ixhome.html