Laranden Perry is convicted of murdering Rico Barnes in January of 2013. After hearing from both families today, Judge Jim Roberts denied Perry’s application for parole. Perry hung his head and wiped tears away as his family and attorney spoke about how he deserves a second chance.Barnes father and two sisters were extremely emotional as well describing their life without Rico as the hardest years of their lives.We spoke with the victim’s sister Laquishia today who says the parole denial brought some relief, but nothing will ever bring back her brother..

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