The Pembroke Pines man convicted of killing his adoptive mother has been sentenced to life in prison.
With a somber look on his face, Gerard Lopes, also known as Gerry, walks into the courtroom greeted by the angry and sad faces of family and friends who loved his mother Natalie Belmonte, the woman he was accused of raping and beating, and convicted of killing and dumping her body in a Pembroke Pines swamp.
A Broward County jury convicted Gerard Lopes of second-degree murder for the death of his adoptive mother, Natalie Belmonte.
The fate of a Pembroke Pines man accused of killing his adoptive mother is in the hands of a jury.
After a week of testimony, the murder trial of a Pembroke Pines man who is accused of killing his adoptive mother is coming to a close.
As his murder trial moved into a second day, Gerard Lopes listened intently to crime scene specialists who presented a mountain of evidence prosecutors believe link him to the crime.
The trial is underway for a Pembroke Pines man accused of raping and killing his adoptive mother.
The surveillance video shows a shadowy figure emerging from a home carrying bags. Another clip of video shows the figure carrying a large item.
The adopted son of a Pembroke Pines woman who is accused of her murder made an appearance in Broward court Monday morning.
PEMBROKE PINES (CBS4) – The adopted son of a Pembroke Pines woman whose body was found in a marshland not far from her home last month has been indicted in her death. Late Wednesday night […]