By Kent Larsen
Judy Paroled; No Longer A Threat To LDS Leaders
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH -- Cody Robert Judy, the man who held President
Howard W. Hunter and a crowd of 17,000 people hostage with what he
claimed was a bomb, is out on parole seven years after the incident.
Judy was released from the Utah State Prison Tuesday after serving
the seven years as part of a 15 year sentence.
Under the terms of the parole, granted October 10th by the Utah Board
of Pardons, Judy must successfully complete a course of mental health
therapy. The course is meand to address "stress management, anger,
life skills and monitor mental-health issues." A failed attempt to
put Judy on parole last year had the same requirement, but he did not
complete the course.
On February 7, 1993, Judy stormed the podium of BYU's Marriott Center
during a Fireside. Holding up what he said was a bomb, Judy tried to
force President Hunter, the President of the Quorum of the Twelve
Apostles, to read a three page statement proclaiming Judy as prophet
of the Church. Judy has since dropped his claim that he should be the
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