Justice has been served! After deliberating for only ninety minutes, the verdict has been returned on the monster that deliberately murdered a mother and nearly killed her young daughter.
GUILTY! GUILTY! GUILTY!
The judge told him that he gets "to spend the rest of his pointless life in jail".
(Today is his 19th birthday. He told his lawyers "I wonder if the jurors will sing me happy birthday.")
This case hit very close to home for me, and I have had a hard time with it. But seeing justice be served makes me very happy. I can only pray that once the second monster is convicted in February, the family can really put this tragedy behind them and live a life free of pain and fear.