ronald l sanford
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Woking, UK

#1 Jan 24, 2013
Feel broken down, my body aches
My heart it bleeds from past mistakes
Can't stop the tears, they fall like rain
The words are spinning 'round my brain
So scared and feeling so alone
The coldness fills my every bone
No food, no sleep, can't think at all
Each way I turn, another wall
This darkness haunts my very soul
My world seems dead I've lost control
The only weapon is my pen
Depression has moved in again.


Ilkley, UK

#2 Jan 24, 2013
i Felt for him his sentence was really unfair he was only 13 i feel sorry for him he has served his time i think they should let him out

London, UK

#3 Jan 24, 2013
I dont think they should of given him 170 years they should let him out he was only 13 years old

London, UK

#4 Jan 24, 2013


#5 Jan 24, 2013
I agree with the other posts. America, look at yourself. Look at your 'justice' system. And weep.

London, UK

#6 Jan 24, 2013
his sentence was too much i think he has served his time. join on us on facebook and support the cause

London, UK

#7 Jan 24, 2013
Mistakes I've made, when I was young....
Even though I knew right from wrong....
It was never meant to be this way....
I was different then, than I am today...
A young boy then, and today a man...
I've paid the price, the best I can...
I pray to those who care to hear....
Of my great remorse, and my dreaded fear...
I pray to those, who perhaps can see...
A child back then, and today, just me...
The thoughts I have, and words unspoken...
Of a man so proud, and yet so broken...
I'm sorry for mistakes I made...
For my forgiveness, I have prayed...
For now it's time to bow my head...
In hope, you understand, what I have said.

Perhaps the above is what Ronald L Sanford
would write, given the chance.

Birmingham, UK

#8 Jan 25, 2013
The sentence does not even make sense 2x 50 years for murder of 2people ok then why bother add 50 years extra for robbery including harm and wounding or something to that effect and then 20 years for robbery- I am deeply saddened by this no way should he still be in jail, I understand that a life was taken but he cannot be the same person now that he was at 13 also why was he put into an adult prison.


#9 Jan 26, 2013
Judge James W payne who has 'stepped down' as Director of 'Department of Child Services'(yes, it was his job to care and protect children!!); he is the one who is misguided in giving concurrent sentences.
Concurrent sentences are an open invitation for a judge to be vindictive or racist. The only time a concurrent sentence should be given is when a person commits a crime whilst serving a sentence, either on parole or in prison.
By this measure, Ronald L Sanford should serve no more than 50 years and be eligible for parole well before.

Ronald L Sanford has paid for his childhood crime.

Collierville, TN

#10 Jan 27, 2013
man everyone on here is acting like a 13 year old is some kind of little baby, you should know how evil an act of killing two elderly women is by the age 13. I agree he shouldn't still be in prison, he should have received the death penalty when he turned 18. All of you saying he "paid" for his crime, that is disgusting. There are some crimes that once committed the person does not ever deserve to be free in society again.
Parole Ronald L Sanford

Trowbridge, UK

#11 Jan 28, 2013
Dear all,

If you want to help Ronald please visit the following sites and Like and sign his petition too. Also tweet about his plight.

Petition -

Facebook -

Twitter -#RonaldLsanford and @RonaldLSanford

Let's make a positive difference to his life.

Northampton, UK

#12 Jan 28, 2013
Please sign,like and support the campaign and petition to free Ronal L Sanford. All the twitter and Facebook pages are as above. Also note twitter page #FreeRonaldSanford

Solihull, UK

#13 Jan 30, 2013
Not many things in life render me speechless....but for this! There are just no words. To say it is unfair would be a gross understatement. It's utterly barbaric and a senseless waste. Unutterably tragic. I am so angry over Ronald L Sandford's case that I have written to the Governor of Indiana! If this is what a civilized, developed democracy does then I weep for humanity.


#14 Feb 5, 2013
If u take a life you should lose your life,but in this case i feel different.He was a child when he commited this unspeakable crime now a man i am sure he would look at things differently.....

Crawley, UK

#15 Feb 8, 2013
Dear All

Here is an oneline petition for dear Sandford:-

Please sign and spread the news.

Cardiff, UK

#16 Feb 8, 2013
the lord is at his side he will be with him i place him in his hands his blood pays for our sins he payed the price for ronalds sin upon the cross he is alive he will hopefully set the captive free and let ronald live in freedom his paece will be with him

Cardiff, UK

#17 Feb 8, 2013
i think it is very unfair that he has been in prison since he was 13 he has obviously changed and shou;ld be let free they treat him like an animal xxx god bless xx


#18 Feb 9, 2013
Even If They Do Let Him Out What's The Point, He Said Himself He's Been In So Long Its Like His Never Been Free

Stoke-on-trent, UK

#19 Feb 9, 2013
Bad crime but seems a genuine decent guy who made a bad mistake at a young age, shame.

Atlanta, GA

#21 Feb 20, 2013
This man killed for gain he should stay in jail until he dies

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