Following the sentence, Sheridan Evans, Germaine’s mother, stepped to the podium and looked directly at McKelton, who was shackled and handcuffed.
“There is a man upstairs, his name is Jesus and what you need to do is pray,” she said, pointing upward. Evans told the judge she does not believe in the death penalty, but wants to be assured McKelton remains behind bars.
Germaine Evans’ young son and namesake told the judge he didn’t care what sentence McKelton received, as long as stays in prison.
“I just love my dad. I miss my dad,” the boy told the judge.
Others were very clear about what punishment McKelton should receive
“He is a menace to society, and I don’t think he should be on this earth anymore,” said Lamont Harris, Allen’s stepfather.
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