Matthew B. Harper

Matthew B. Harper is currently incarcerated in Virginia. Guilty of the murder of his sister Anne Elizabeth when he was 18, and the arson of their home, he pled guilty and has been in prison since 1999. With good time he anticipates release in the Summer of 2029. During his incarceration he has been sustained by loving ministry from his parents, friends, and the overwhelming grace of God. He is a published author and completed undergraduate and graduate degrees. He has worked as a chaplain’s assistant, led a religious community, tutored GED students, and currently trains therapy dogs. A cradle Episcopalian, he is currently a member of St. David’s Richmond and an Aspirant for Holy Orders.

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