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Two consecutive life sentences plus three concurrent 30 year sentences plus three seven year sentences works out to something like 101 years (25+25+30+7+7+7)assuming Missouri life terms are a minimum of 25 years each. Then he would have to serve half of the sentence before considered for parole.
I believe the minimum for a life sentence in Missouri is 30 years. In other words, a person is eligible for parole at the 30 year mark. For Pete, if you just took the two life sentences, that would mean he would be eligile for parole at the 60 year mark, which would make him 94 years old.Of course, in Pete's case, that doesn't take into account the years added on to the two life sentences.
@ 4:10 - You're right that a life sentence in MO is 30 years, but they are eligible for parole after serving 40% of their sentence. So Pete would have to serve 40% of the first life sentence, be paroled, serve 40% of the 2nd life sentence, etc. By my count the earliest he could be up for parole would be 44 years and some change, making him 78, maybe 79 years old. This is effectively a life w/o parole sentence. You don't see many people make it to their 70's in medium security prisons. That's my understanding...someone with better knowledge of the law may feel free to correct me.
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