Convicted murderer asks for early release, gets 20 years added to sentence instead

- A Washington state parole board not only denied a convicted murderer's request for early release, they added more than two decades to his sentence.

Timothy Pauley, 57, went before the Department of Corrections’ Indeterminate Sentencing Review Board to try to convince them that his behavior behind bars over the past 35 years should earn him an early release from prison, The Seattle Times reported.

Instead, the board decided Pauley's original sentence is too lax by today’s standards, so he must serve more than two additional decades.

In 1980, Pauley killed three people with an accomplice at a tavern near Seatac, Washington. He was convicted of three counts of first-degree murder.

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