TWO YEARS after an Illinois family was butchered, justice has been delivered. Chris Coleman was found guilty of murdering his wife Sheri and little boys Garett and Gavin. Now, the prosecution says they are planning to seek the death penalty and send the cold-blooded bald-headed monster to oblivion.
"If there was ever a case the death penalty, it would be for a father who killed his wife and two young sons," said prosecutor Ed Parkinson.
The guilty verdict came on the second anniversary of the horrific slayings. A minister's son and former
U.S. Marine, Coleman was painted in the prosecution's summation as a man under a lot of pressure and torn between his hormone-charged sexual relationship with his mistress (Sheri's lifelong friend Tara Lintz whom he'd promised to marry and his $100,000 year job as security boss with Joyce Meyer Ministries. While the case was largely circumstantial, Coleman gave cops enough lies that he was immediately in the frame. The defence suggested the whole thing was completely circumstantial and that Chris Coleman, was, well just the nicest guy. Didn't work.
Mario DiCicco, Sheri Coleman's brother said: "Today we know what the truth is. This is a difficult day for obvious reasons. Today would be hard if I was in the Antarctic. So this is hard ... Next year will be better."
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