Jessica Gonzalez parole in place after serving in Rhode Island correctional centre

August 20th, 2008 - 1:14 am ICT by David M N James  

Jessica Gonzalez, the youngest ever living woman to be convicted of murder will be paroled this August according to correctional official who have been monitoring her.

Jessica has been in a correctional institution since being sentenced to jail for murder. She became the youngest person ever convicted of murder as an adult in Rhode Island will get paroled despite having a sexual relationship with her work-release job supervisor. A very serious breach of work ethics was noted in the Jessica affair with her supervisor and officials were expected to quash the possible parole. However, it emerged that Jessica was safe and dry after the Rhode Island jail said that Jessica was off the hook and would be under parole. Jessica was just 15 years old when she was sent behind bars for murder.

The Rhode Island corrections officials have pointed out that Jessica Gonzalez was removed this summer from her job at an East Providence elderly care center after officials learned of her relationship with her supervisor. This is a breach of ethics and could affect the parole decision though it has not happened yet.

Gonzalez was convicted in 1998 at the age of 15 after killing a former roommate. She roused media and social worry after her heinous act. However after serving in Rhode Island correctional centre she is due to be paroled later this August.

Her parole has been confirmed by Rhode Island Corrections Department Director A.T. Wall who pointed out that Jessica Gonzalez won’t be disciplined because department policy holds only supervisors responsible for sexual relationships with inmates.

This policy saved the young girl who had been named a murder in 1998.

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