The mother of a Grand Rapids-space teenager killed by her 17-yr-previous brother had some stinging phrases of her daughter’s killer.
“To Savon, I hate you, I’ll by no means forgive you,” Stacey Hilton stated Monday through the sentencing listening to for Savon Schmus, who was convicted of killing McKenna Hilton in 2016. “McKenna did nothing to you to deserve what you probably did to her. McKenna thought-about you to be [her] brother.”
She added: “I hope once you go to jail, you get precisely what you deserve. I hope that if you come out of jail, I hope it’s not in your two ft. I hope it’s in a physique bag.”
Schmus was sentenced to no less than forty years in jail for strangling his 18-yr-previous half-sister, McKenna. He pleaded responsible earlier this month to killing her, FOX17 reported.
Investigators stated Schmus, who was sixteen on the time, strangled Hilton of their father’s condominium. Her physique was discovered within the woods close to Emerald Lake in August 2016.
Schmus didn’t converse at Monday’s listening to however his lawyer advised the decide he was remorseful.
In response to WOOD-TV, David Schmus, the daddy of each Savon and McKenna, learn a Bible verse from the guide of Corinthians concerning the endurance of affection.
“As a lot as they are saying that he’s remorseful, he’s not. I’ve handled him sufficient to know he’s not,” Stacey Hilton stated. “So there’s nothing extra to say to him, that’s over and I simply hope individuals keep in mind McKenna and do good for her, as a result of she would have accomplished fantastic issues and we need to honor her. And we need to proceed to honor her and ensure her reminiscence stays alive.”