Bank-robbing killer’s extradition fight continues

A bank robber who murdered his accomplice and was imprisoned in 1993 has not yet lost a decades-long battle from his cell to evade further U.S. incarceration thanks to the B.C. Court of Appeal.

The province’s top court has stopped his immediate extradition and told the justice minister to reconsider a proposal from the man to serve any American sentence in Canada.

Once prosaically named Gregory Lloyd Hanson, Iridian Mishael Grenada has refused parole for years because, if released, he would have been handed to the Americans for robbing a California bank.

Grenada maintained he should be allowed to do his time here because U.S. prisons are too harsh and the expected lengthy sentence would destroy his family.

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