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Killer of Kelsey Grammer's sister denied parole

By Associated Press
Published On: Aug 06 2014 10:51:18 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 30 2014 12:15:50 PM CDT

Kelsey and Karen Grammer

DENVER -

A man who raped and killed Kelsey Grammer's sister nearly 40 years ago has been denied parole after the actor testified against his release.

A prison spokeswoman said Wednesday that Freddie Glenn's parole request has been denied for now.

Glenn, who is serving a life sentence, was convicted of killing Karen Elisa Grammer after kidnapping her from a Colorado Springs Red Lobster restaurant where she worked in 1975. He also was convicted of killing two men in separate slayings.
    
The Denver Post reports Glenn was tearful at times as he apologized during Tuesday's parole hearing. He was 18 at the time of Karen Grammer's death and said he thinks he deserves a second chance.
    
Kelsey Grammer says he accepted Glenn's apology, but endorsing his release would be a "betrayal of my sister's life."

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