UNION, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Boone County man who pleaded guilty by reason of insanity to murdering his family and holding classmates hostage nearly 25 years ago, has been denied parole.
After a hearing last week before two members of the board, Clay Shrout’s case went to the full parole board for review .
Shrout admits shooting and killing his family inside of their home in Florence back in May of 1994. Then he went to Ryle High School and held a class hostage.
As a part of a plea deal, Shrout was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.
Shrout will not be back up for parole for 10 years.