MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The wife and son of a Coral Gables man killed in while jogging, testified at the sentencing of the man who did it.
Kendrick Silver is facing the possible death penalty for the cold blooded murder of Jose Marchese-Berrios about eight years ago.
The sentencing phase began Monday. During the testimony, the family said they are hoping for the death penalty.
In May 2007, Giselle Campos said her husband came in bloodied.
“He made it home…to come back to us,” said Campos while crying.
Wiping back the tears, she spoke in the sentencing phase and so did their son.
“It has affected me in every way in my life,” said Jose Marchese Campos. “Losing him, I’ve lost a big part of my life.”
He was 15-years old when his dad died. He is now 23-years old.
Silver, 27, was found guilty of first degree murder last month.
Miami-Dade Police detectives, at the time of the crime, were able to track down Silver, the hit man and Oniel Pedley, the driver, by way of a stolen cell phone.
Pedley and Silver were arrested in June 2007 in Delray Beach after allegedly storming a pizzeria, shooting and wounding three people.
In July, 2007, Pedley pleaded guilty to his involvement in two murders and was sentenced to 40 years in prison.
“I hope to see justice for my dad and every other person that man has hurt,” said Jose Marchese Campos.
The sentencing phase will continue through Tuesday with people speaking on behalf of the defendant including the defendant’s 12-year-old son.
The sentencing phase and the jury’s recommendation is expected to wrap up by Wednesday.