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Life sentence for Payton Gendron, author of the Buffalo massacre

the white supremacist payton gendronauthor of the shooting that killed 10 black people in a Buffalo supermarket in 2022, has been sentenced to life without parole.

During the emotional hearing, the court heard 13 relatives of the victims, who expressed their pain and anger caused by Gendron’s terrible racist attack. Before sentencing, he came to show “deep regret” for their acts, committed last May in upstate New York. “I don’t want anyone to be inspired by me and what I did,” Gendron added.

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At a certain moment, a relative of one of the victims pounced on the condemned man, who was quickly removed from the room while several agents grabbed the attacker and tried to calm him down.

Gendron, who in his statement acknowledged that he shot his victims “because they were black,” avoids the death penalty, having been tried in a state in which it does not apply, although he will serve his life sentence in full, with no possibility of reduction of his sentence. grief.

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The judge susan eagan thus sentenced the defendant on charges of “domestic terrorism” and 10 other charges of first degree murder. “He will not see the light of day again as a free man,” the judge ruled.

On May 14, 2022, Gendron traveled several hours to arrive at a Tops supermarket in Buffalo, heavily armed, wearing a military helmet and a camera with which he transmitted his actions live. Already in the same parking lot, he shot four people, three of whom died, and then entered the premises, where he killed seven other people, wounding three others.

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Gendron will be turned over Thursday to federal authorities who will begin his trial and then it will be decided whether he will be taken to a New York state jail or a federal prison to serve his sentence.

Source: Euronews Español


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