Inmate, Who Had Been 14 After He Stabbed Buddy More Than 40 Times in School Restroom Stall, Has Died in Prison

Michael Hernandez

Even a Florida prison inmate died on Thursday after decades behind bars in the murder of a friend. Authorities did not detail the cause of death. Department of Corrections records viewed by Law&Crime merely describe him as”DECEASED,” and dryly notes that the”Date Out-Custody” as April 29, 2021. They did not immediately respond to your request for comment.
Jaime’s dad Jorge Gough told The Associated Press he was not expecting this. He said he and his wife still about their kid,”not in a gloomy way.”
“We miss himand the big question is: What would he be today?” He said.
The potential of Jaime, a straight-A student and violin player, was ended when Hernandez into a handicapped restroom stall in Southwood Middle School in the south Florida village of Palmetto Bay. The defendant promised to show him something. It was a snare. Hernandez stabbed him more than 40 days and slit his throatthen hid the knife in a backpack before going to class. He did not prevent capture for any significant amount of time as a teacher saw blood .
Hernandez, who police said was obsessed with serial killers, also confronted a count of attempted first-degree murder since he attempted to tempt another friend Andre Martin into exactly the exact same snare the day before.
The suspect obtained resentenced in 2016 following the U.S. Supreme Court maintained juveniles could not get mandatory life sentences. It did not do him any good. His punishment still stood. He gave an emotional apology in the hearing, however Martin (who’s currently a police officer) and Jaime’s parents called it fake.
“I could take a look at his own face, and I don’t think him at all,” Jorge said, based on WSVN.

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