Parents let son's killer move in, give him a job (VIDEO)

CONCORD, N.H. -- The parents of a shooting victim say they will provide a home and job for the man who took their son's life.

According to WMUR-TV, Christopher Bazar was given parole this week after three years in jail for killing his best friend, Donald St. Laurent.

When released from prison, St. Laurent's mother said Bazar will be allowed to move in -- and the victim's father will give Bazar a job with his roofing company.

The three of them hugged outside the state prison in Concord.


"It's the end of a long road and the beginning of a new one," Bazar told the station. "It's a good day. It's a great day."

Bazar admitted to drinking and smoking at the time of the shooting. The victim's family asked for lenience and the prosecutor agreed that Bazar did not intend to harm his friend, WMUR reported.

"He's my other son," Deborah St. Laurent told the station. "My son loved him, and I love my son more than life. So..."