Riverdale Actor Shot His Mom And Filmed Her Body – Then Tried To Murder Justin Trudeau?!

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That’s almost crazier than some Riverdale‘s plots!

actor Ryan Grantham (left inset), who starred in an episode of Riverdalehas just pleaded guilty to the murder of his mother, while prosecutors say he also had plans to kill Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau! OMG!

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The 24-year-old has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for shooting his mother. Barbara Wartein the back of her mind as she played the piano at her Vancouver home on March 31, 2020, via The sun. She was 64.

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Shockingly, he also caught the whole thing on video! Corresponding CBC, that wasn’t a hasty decision for Ryan. He had actually gone through the steps he would take to commit the murder days before finally pulling the trigger and recording the whole thing on his Go Pro. Another video was taken on the day of his mother’s death, in which he showed her body and explained what had happened, saying:

“I shot her in the back of the head. In the moments after, she would have known it was me.”

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After his mother died, he reportedly bought beer and weed, then sat to watch Netflix for a few hours while Barbara lay covered with a sheet. The next morning he hung a rosary next to her body and lit candles.

Ryan, who also starred supernatural and The Diary of a Wimpy KidHe was reportedly struggling with anxiety and anger issues in the months leading up to the murder. He also considered suicide.

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On the night of the murder, he reportedly wrote in his diary: via The New York Post:

“I’m so sorry mom, I’m so sorry Lisa… I hate myself.”

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He added:

“There’s a lot of media of mine out there…film and television…hundreds of hours of mine that can be viewed and dissected…nobody’s going to understand.”

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Lisa refers to his sister Lisa Grantham who spoke about the devastating situation at his hearing and remarked:

“How can I trust anyone when my only sibling decided to execute my mother when her back was turned?”

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We can imagine this must be such an emotional and difficult time for the whole family!

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While killing your own mother is devilish enough, Ryan also reportedly had a very different plan – he wanted to go after Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau! During Grantham’s sentencing, prosecutors revealed that just a day after Barbara’s death, Ryan loaded his car with three guns and ammunition, 12 Molotov cocktails and camping gear. He even had directions to Justin’s house on his GPS!

Corresponding CBC, he wrote his plans for the politician’s assassination in his diary and later revealed them in a police statement. Along the way, however, he had another idea. The actor, who has worked in TV and film since he was 9, reportedly had thoughts of mass violence in Vancouver Lions Gate Bridge or his school Simon Fraser University, causing him to turn around and walk in a new direction. Ultimately, he decided not to carry out any of the violent attacks. Thank God. Instead, he drove to a police station, where he confessed to his mother’s murder.

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Second-degree murder carries an automatic life sentence in Canada, but authorities require that he be paroled for 17 to 18 years. Wow.

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