MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — The 3rd District Court of Appeals has upheld the life prison sentence imposed a second time on a Florida man convicted of killing his middle school classmate when both were just 14 years old.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment Soon?
The court ruled Wednesday a Miami judge was correct in sentencing Michael Hernandez to life behind bars for the February 2004 stabbing death of Jaime Gough at Southwood Middle School. Hernandez got a second sentencing hearing in 2016 because of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that juveniles could not get mandatory life sentences.READ MORE: Man Found Dead In Hallandale Beach Believed To Be Rapper WizdaWizard
Testimony showed that the now 28-year-old Hernandez remained obsessed with violent imagery and music that glorified death and murder. Prosecutors say Hernandez wanted to become a serial killer and had a list of victims.
His sentence will be reviewed after 25 years.MORE NEWS: Thousands Of Haitians Gather Under Border Bridge, Hoping To Gain US Entrance, As Deportations Continue
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