(The AEGIS Alliance) – A prison inmate in the state of Washington has been sentenced to an additional 25 years behind bars after he murdered his prison cellmate who raped his sister and was also a convicted child sex offender.
26-year-old Shane Goldsby got handed down a prison sentence earlier this week following him beating his aged 70 cellmate to death named Robert Munger, in June of 2020.
Munger had been apparently serving a prison sentence of 43 years for his criminal child sex offenses.
Goldsby stated he snapped at Munger after the man started aggravating him with information regarding his sister’s rape, which was eventually confirmed to be accurate, KHQ reported.
“I had so much stuff going on in my head,” Goldsby said to KHQ. “I wasn’t stable at that point. I wasn’t. I was getting to that point, because (Munger) kept wanting to give me details about what happened, what he did – about the photos and the videos of him doing this stuff. It was building up.”
Goldsby stated he’d asked for a new cellmate from the Washington Department of Corrections that has a policy protecting against such penitentiary living setups. The Doctor informed KHQ that screeners were unaware of their connection while they were celled with each other, according to an internal investigation.
Courthouse records show that Goldsby assaulted Munger from his back in the penitentiary’s communal area as well as struck him in his face 14 times, at that point, he stomped on Munger’s head a minimum of 4 times prior to walking away.
Goldsby asked for forgiveness from Munger’s family members in a statement on Tuesday that was emotional and accomplished by his lawyer.
“I cannot imagine what it would be like to lose a loved one in this kind of way,” the statement said. “To his wife and his whole family, I apologize. I am so sorry and I hope you are able to heal from what I caused.”
Goldsby was serving time behind bars for a crazy 2017 joy ride in the course of which he stole a police car and then led the cops on a lengthy pursuit prior to crashing right into a state trooper, wounding him.
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