Two high-profile convicted murderers will soon be up for parole

David Brooks and Roger Leroy Degarmo will make their plea to get out of prison early next year.

Brooks is serving a life sentence for his role in the 1971 Houston mass murders killing spree. Degarmo was convicted of the kidnapping and murder of Kimberly Strickler back in 1979. He spent 13 years on death row, but a new trial in 1994 made him eligible for parole. Both are up for it every three years.

On the Factor to talk about it is Andy Kahan, the director of the Mayor’s Crime Victims Assistance Office.