10 years after Greyhound beheading, family of victim and bystanders still suffering
there are still two wooden crosses here at the side of the trans-canada highway west in Winnipeg one is dressed and Timothy McClain’s North American Midway staff uniform and has a pair of his shiny sunglasses attached to it and it’s scratched on the other read I think of you always son love Dad this is where Greyhound bus 1170 came to a stop 10 years ago after Vince leave violently and viciously attacked his seat made shocked and traumatized passengers called police this woman was on the bus I thought it was just one of those scary movies I could do anything to help me or help to get away from it we can’t identify her under child welfare laws she’s lost guardianship of her daughter because social workers say PTSD and mental illness stemming from that bus attack make her an unfit mother I’m consoling waking up depressed how can I wake up and be fine with just being there and not getting the proper help was declared not criminally response because of a mental illness last year Manitoba’s criminal code review board rules he’s no longer a risk to the public and gave him an absolute discharge this mental health Advocate says he is taking his medication and slowly reintegrating into the Community he has been a model citizen he lives every day with remorse about what he did and he knows that and he knows that it was atrocious and he will never forgive himself he he says he can’t find a way towards that says the focus today should not be on Vince Lee it should be on Timothy McClain and all of the other victims of that tragic and vile night turn Pauls CBC news near Portage la Prairie ManitobaA decade ago on a highway west of Winnipeg Vince Li violently attacked his seatmate on a Greyhound bus, killing Timothy McLean, 22. McLean’s family and bystanders who witnessed the gruesome attack are still struggling with the impact of the tragedy.
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