HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla (WFLA) – A Tampa man will spend the remainder of his life behind bars after being convicted of murdering his girlfriend.
Héctor Acevedo was discovered responsible of brutally murdering his girlfriend, Shyeanne Lewis, in April 2017. On Wednesday, Decide Michelle Sisco sentenced him to life in jail with out the potential of parole.
Through the listening to, a number of family and friends of Shyeanne Lewis spoke about her and the ache they left behind dropping her.
“1,635 days have handed because you took my child from me. 1,635 days since I heard my child inform me he loves me, ”mentioned Angela Martin, Shyeanne’s mom.
Shyeanne Lewis had two jobs and was finding out Marine Biology on the College of South Florida, when her boyfriend, Héctor Acevedo, brutally murdered her.
“She is my the whole lot, my world, and while you took her, you took me too,” Martin mentioned.
Buddies and different relations remembered her as somebody who labored onerous, liked her household and animals, and at all times brightened a room together with her smile.
Now, her mom says the objective is for folks to recollect the form of individual Shyeanne was, not what occurred to her.
“I would like everybody to recollect her stunning smile, her foolish snicker. One in all her buddies mentioned that if somebody was upset all they needed to do was stroll into the room and smile, ”Martin mentioned.
Martin tells eight On Your Facet that no mother or father ought to need to undergo what she went by means of, however feels that her daughter acquired justice at present.