UTAH STATE PRISON — In 1999, Natalie Golub was emotional as she pleaded with a judge to give her husband’s killer life in prison without the possibility of parole.
“You took my baby’s father, and you took my husband, and I’ll never forgive you for that,” she told Russell Eugene Bisner during sentencing.
Last week, as Golub, who has since re-married and is now Natalie Brown, addressed a member of the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole during Bisner’s first parole hearing, it was evident that her emotional wounds were still as fresh as they were 20 years ago.
“I am begging you from the bottom of my heart, please don’t let him out,” Brown said in tears, in a recording of the April 9 hearing. “He’s a monster. … He’s a horrible individual.”
On Jan. 6, 1999, Bisner, then 19, and three friends met Darby Golub, 19, in a Smith’s store parking lot, 2039 E. 9400 South, in Sandy, allegedly to settle a drug debt. Bisner and Golub were friends. Golub showed up at the parking lot with a rifle which his family claimed he was going to give to Bisner as collateral for the $350 he owed him.
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