Tag: jens soering

Fighting early release

   Column by Del. Rob Bell www.delegaterobbell.com Last Saturday, I was very surprised to hear that Gov. Tim Kaine had approved the transfer of a Virginia inmate, Jens Soering, to Germany. Pursuant to the agreement, Soering would be eligible for parole in as soon as two years. Soering was the University of Virginia student from […]

McDonnell revokes transfer order in Soering case

   Staff Report News tips: freepress2@ntelos.net Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell sent a letter to United States Attorney General Eric Holder last night officially revoking the Commonwealth’s consent to the planned transfer of convicted murderer Jens Soering to Germany. Last week, former Gov. Tim Kaine had requested the transfer of Soering, a former University of Virginia […]