Pamela Jean”s killer must serve 14 years before parole eligibility

    Juan Fermin Palma, who was found guilty of the second-degree murder of his girlfriend, must serve 14 years in jail before he’s eligible for parole, a judge ruled Thursday.

    Palma and Pamela Jean, 27, were a couple when she suddenly disappeared on Dec. 30, 2012. Her body was found less than a week later in a closet under a staircase in Palma’s Montreal North apartment. Palma told police he killed Jean during an argument while he was high on cocaine and alcohol and tried to use that as a defence during his trial.

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