Ray Dean Pleasant, a former Bridgeport resident, is scheduled for a parole hearing with the Alabama Board of Pardons and Parole on November 1. Pleasant pled guilty to the charge of Murder on November 6, 2003. He was sentenced to 25 years in the Department of Corrections for the murder of his wife, Kimberly J. Pleasant. The murder occurred in Bridgeport, July 23, 2002. Court records show that Kimberly filed a Protection from Abuse March 27, 2002. As a result, a Protection of Abuse Order was granted.