Vince Li allowed to leave hospital without escort

Found not criminally responsible in the 2008 beheading of a man on a Greyhound bus...

A man who beheaded a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus in Manitoba has been granted the right to leave his mental hospital without an escort.

The Criminal Code Review Board is allowing Vince Li unsupervised outings from the Selkirk Mental Health Centre into the nearby city of Selkirk.

The outings are to start at 30 minutes and increase to full-day trips.

Until now, Li has only been allowed to leave the hospital with security guards or staff members.

Li is also allowed to visit Lockport, Winnipeg and area beaches, but those outings must continue to be supervised.

He was found not criminally responsible for stabbing and beheading Tim McLean, a young carnival worker, on a bus in July 2008.

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  1. Angry Bill posted on 02/27/2014 04:32 PM
    How do you spell "evil" in Canada? NCR.
    1. Mel posted on 02/28/2014 11:31 AM
      @Angry Bill The guy isn't "evil" he's got a serious mental illness.
    2. Angry Bill posted on 02/28/2014 01:35 PM
      @Mel So did Hitler. Your point?
    3. Zeke posted on 02/28/2014 01:41 PM
      @Angry Bill That's actually never been proven.
    4. Justin posted on 02/28/2014 01:43 PM
      @Mel He killed an innocent man. It doesn't matter if he did it because he was angry, because the guy owed him money, or because an invisible unicorn who lives in his underwear told him to: He does not deserve the food and air being wasted on keeping him alive.
    5. Karl Burgin posted on 03/06/2014 10:27 AM
      @Angry Bill Actually, Hitler didn't start developing any mental illness until towards the latter end of WWII.
      So he was perfectly conscious and purposeful of what he was doing.
  2. Frankie posted on 02/27/2014 05:03 PM
    Give him an unescorted day pass to the next Ontario Liberal convention.
  3. Linda posted on 02/27/2014 05:25 PM
    You are asking for trouble by letting this guy out with out a guard of some kind. This is just stupid he is in a mental hospital does that not say anything.
  4. Lori Burns posted on 02/27/2014 08:18 PM
    I am truly dismayed by this ruling to let Vince Li out on unsupervised visits. Is there not some sort of petition against this? If so, I am sure any sound minded individual would surely agree to keep such a vile human under lock and key til the end of his days!! I remember this the day it happened and it was'nt that long ago folks. How sad Tim Mcleans family must be feeling. I am apalled.
  5. Epic_x posted on 02/27/2014 08:42 PM
    That review board needs to get reviewed itself. Maybe they should give this guy the front door key for every idiot's house that agreed to this. Oh the back pedaling that would ensue....
  6. john posted on 02/28/2014 01:22 PM
    good the only hope we got as if someone knocks him off . same thing that would happen to Paul Bernardo if he was out of jail .
  7. CrazyIvan posted on 02/28/2014 01:42 PM
    Can we (in the United States) please borrow him for couple of days. (1st) would be the Republican National Convention. (2nd) National Rifle Association Convention. - ( all-you-can chop buffet ). mmm heads "They'rrre Grrreat"
  8. john posted on 02/28/2014 02:38 PM
    wheres Hamil elector when u need him . these 2 would get along good .
    1. Jack posted on 02/28/2014 04:46 PM
      @john John, did you mean "Hannibal Lector"? As much as I would love to turn on the news and see that Vince Li had met an especially brutal, painful, and humiliating end, you REALLY need to start using spell check.
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