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Victim’s father shocked by plea offer

Posted at 8:20 PM, Jul 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-02 06:31:56-04

LANSING, MI (WSYM)- — It’s been over 400 days since Kaylee Brock and Julie Mooney were brutally killed.

Their accused killer might have a chance for parole.

Kaylee Brock‘s father says he was shocked to hear about the plea offer.

“I can’t imagine that 30 years from now, a man who did such horrible things to human beings would be able to walk among us again,” said Roger Brock.

Kiernan Brown is charged with killing Brock and Mooney in early May of 2019.

While Roger Brock wants to see him convicted, he wants it to come from a jury trial, not a plea bargain.

“My daughter doesn’t get the opportunity to walk among us, Julie doesn’t get the opportunity to walk among us. We don’t get any parole or reprieve, Kaylee and Julie didn’t get any reprieve, so why should this person every get a reprieve?” said Brock.

Those sentiments were backed up by Ingham County Sheriff Scott Wriggelsworth, who asked Attorney General Dana Nessel to take the case away from County Prosecutor Carol Siemon.

“To get out and potentially have the ability to kill again scares the death out of me,” Wriggelsworth said. “Both families think this is nowhere near justice for their loved ones, and I agree with them.”

“If there ever was someone who deserves to be in jail for the rest of his life, Kiernan Brown is it.”

Brock and Wriggelsworth aren’t confident even the maximum 50 years in the plea deal could change who Kiernan Brown is.

“He made the statement he wanted to be the greatest serial killer of all time, he hasn’t done that yet. So he’ll have 30-50 years to think about how he’s going to complete that?” said Brock.

“He freely admitted that he was going to kill random people until he got caught. If there ever was someone who deserves to be in jail for the rest of his life, Kiernan Brown is it,” said Wriggelsworth.

Sheriff Wriggelsworth told FOX 47 it’s abundantly clear the prosecutor is more focused on getting Kiernan Brown a hearing in front of the parole board than she is getting justice for the victims and their families.