Kip Kinkel transferred to state prison
by Bend Weekly News Sources
Kinkel transfers from Youth Correctional Facility to Oregon State Correctional Institution in Salem
Kipland Philip Kinkel, 24, was transferred Monday to Oregon State Correctional Institution (OSCI) in Salem from the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn. The transfer process was uneventful. He was received at OSCI at 10:30 a.m.
Kinkel, who was sentenced as an adult, was originally committed to the custody of the Department of Corrections and placed in the physical custody of the Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) on November 10, 1999. He was assigned to the Secure Intensive Treatment Program at MacLaren for the duration of his stay with OYA.
|Kip Kinkel - DOC photo |
By state law, the Oregon Youth Authority may only have custody of youthful offenders who are less than 25 years old. Kinkel was transferred in anticipation of his 25th birthday on August 30.
Kinkel, who was convicted of multiple counts of murder and attempted murder with a firearm, received a 111-year prison sentence in Lane County on November 2, 1999. His earliest release date is in January 2110. Kinkel killed his parents, and afterwards two of his classmates while wounding 25 at Thurston High School in Springfield, where he was a student
OSCI is a medium-security state prison located three miles east of Salem. The 895-bed facility provides housing and confinement for males serving sentences for felony convictions from all counties of Oregon. The prison traditionally houses the Department´s younger inmates, including those waived to adult prison from juvenile facilities.
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- they should let him out and give him a change of life. and live a normal happy life (Posted on February 24, 2009, 9:06 pm richard)
- They should let him out when he's 50 or so. I sure as hell wouldn't like to be locked up forever for something I did as a kid. Oh, and God doesn't exist, CLIFF. (Posted on October 24, 2007, 8:55 am Someone)
- Served his time? He was sentenced to 111 years. There is nothing wrong with the system following the sentencing guidelines. As far as him being a poor kid, he murdered 4 people and wounded 25 others, he deserves to be right where he is, sitting out his sentence and looking for forgiveness from God and the people whose lives he affected. (Posted on June 12, 2007, 5:00 pm Cliff)
- Kip has served his time and should be released from jail. What is wrong with our legal system in Oregon?.... This poor kid should sue the State for millions and given a pardon. (Posted on June 12, 2007, 10:53 am Tad)