Final Steps Taken to Release Russel Williams From the Military

Russel Williams leaving court for the last time on Thursday. He is on his way to the Kingston Penitentiary where he will serve two concurrent life sentences.

Russell Williams was officially released from the military today. The Canadian Forces has let go of the former base commander who is currently serving a life sentence for the murder and rape of women in Ontario.

The military has retrieved Williams’ commission scroll confirming he was a serving officer and the two medals he earned from the Canadian Forces. The medals will be cut into small pieces and the scroll will be shredded.