While police have yet to formulate a plan for the impending release of convicted murderer Michael Woodmansee, the father of his victim, a 5-year-old boy named Jason Foreman, is not mincing words.
“I do intend, if this man is released anywhere in my vicinity, or if I can find [him], I do intend to kill this man,” John Foreman told Rhode Island’s WPRO News talk radio today.
According to The Providence Journal, Woodmansee was a withdrawn 16-year-old boy on May 18, 1975 –- the day he lured Jason into his home, stabbed the boy in the heart and hid the small body in a trunk.
Michael Woodmansee is seen in this undated mugshot from the Rhode Island Department of Corrections. Rhode Island Department of Corrections. Convicted killer Michael Woodmansee benefited from a reward system that shaved 12 years off his 40-year prison sentence. Woodmansee lived up the street from the Foreman home. The day he took Jason’s life was the boy’s mother’s 25th birthday -– a time of happiness that would forever after be associated with pain and heartache.