Mum in plea to bury son
THE mother of a Mackay man who was brutally killed is angry that one of the men who dumped his body will be freed from prison without ever revealing where her son can be found.
Luke Shayne Kister is due to be released on parole today from Capricornia Correctional Centre after serving nearly 14 months for his role in dumping Timothy John Pullen’s body five years ago.
Mr Pullen’s mother Leanne said she believed the parole board should have kept Kister in prison until he showed police the location of her son’s body.
Mrs Pullen and her family supported the Opposition’s proposed “no body, no parole” legislation, and argued it needed to include those who helped killers cover their tracks.
“I want the legislation brought in as quickly as possible so other people don’t suffer what we are suffering,” Mrs Pullen said. She said Kister’s actions meant the Pullens were never able to bury their son with dignity.