Please DO NOT grant a parole hearing date to convicted murderer Thor P. Yourgan, CDCR# E02240.

On October 11, 1994, Yourgan entered the home of Mary Chandler (age 74) for the sole purpose of overpowering, incapacitating and robbing her. He brutally strangled Mary to death, after which he robbed the contents of her home. Yourgan then departed his scene of murder (for financial gain) in the victim’s vehicle. One week later, he was arrested. Just prior to trial, he was afforded a plea bargain sentence of 31 years to life.

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