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Convicted Child Rapist and Killer Will Not Be Granted Parole
DAYTON -- We've just learned that the man convicted of raping and killing an Oakwood teen 35 years ago will not get paroled.
The Montgomery County Prosecutor took this case personally, and made a promise to the family to keep the killer behind bars.
The family of Beth Ann Mote was elated to hear that the man who raped and killed their little girl won't be getting out anytime soon.
"I feel better, and I feel that the community is safer," said Barry Mote, Beth Ann Mote's younger brother. "All of us were worried about it, we were scared."
He and his family were worried about the release of Eugene Gall.
"He's a child predator and a serial rapist," said Mote.
Gall raped and murdered Beth Mote, and 12-year-old Lisa Jansen from Cincinnati.
Ohio convicted him and sentenced him to life in prison.
Jansen's body was found in Kentucky, where he was sentenced to death.
But in 2000, his conviction there was overturned after his attorney proved he was legally insane.
Gall was then sent back to Ohio to serve his life term but asked for the 16 years he served in Kentucky to be taken off his sentence here.
It was granted, and he was up for parole.
"He would be hurting people if he was out of prison," said Mote.
After months of fighting, Gall will stay behind bars.
The Montgomery County Prosecutor appealed his jail time credit, and it was thrown out.
"It's 16 years that the victims got back essentially, because Eugene Gall needs to spend every single day of his natural life in the penitentiary," said Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck.
Gall won't be up for parole for eight years.
Barry and his family say they'll be there to make sure their loved one's killer never sees the light of day.
"I want to see him die in prison, I will be there until he is dead in prison," said Mote.
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