“I’ll by no means see my sister’s face once more,” Romero advised the Document-Chronicle after sentencing. “And when [Lara-Martinez] will get out, I may even see his face strolling on the road. He was the one to determine that — not my sister.”
Martinez might be eligible for parole in 2043.
Gabriel Romero, one other certainly one of Medina’s brothers, got here to Denton from California for the sentencing. He addressed Lara-Martinez from the witness stand earlier than Martinez was escorted out of the courtroom.
“My household was torn aside due to your actions,” Gabriel Romero stated, in response to the Document-Chronicle. “I might actually hope so that you can get extra time and for you to consider what you could have carried out — not solely to my household, or to me, however to somebody you are supposed to like, Alek.”