“You can’t shoot somebody in the head, and then a day later say sorry,” he said. “Our society doesn’t work that way. So I hope that he’s found some peace with himself, and the next three decades, or however long he serves in prison, he finds some peace within himself. But he deserved the punishment he got.”

War Machine will be eligible for parole in 36 years, when he is 71 years old.

This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 6/8/2017.