Jun 12,2007 00:00
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.
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