Crime

Kelsey Grammer to sister's killer at parole hearing: "I live with tragedy every day"

Actor Kelsey Grammer visited Colorado earlier this week, but he wasn't in the state where he once maintained a ski home for pleasure. Quite the opposite, in fact. He appeared via video conference from Denver at a Buena Vista parole hearing for Freddie Glenn, a man convicted of killing Grammer's younger sister, Karen, and two others in Colorado Springs circa 1975. Glenn had asked for parole, but while Grammer offered forgiveness, he stopped short of endorsing that Glenn be freed. During his testimony, Grammer said, "I live with tragedy every day of my life." Photos, audio and video below.

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