An American man has been handed a life imprisonment sentence after a court found him guilty of two felony accounts of murder.
Kwame Adom Carpenter was charged with the murder of his Kenyan wife Moureen Wanjiku Gathua- Carpenter and their six month old baby Kyan Carpenter in 2015.
Orange County Court Judge Richard King while delivering his judgement said: “This was a horrific case. The image that is in everyone’s mind is the child crawling with a knife in his back.”
Deputy District Attorney Steve McGreevy told the court that the case put the victims’ family, and the defendant family, through significant heartache.
The deceased’s family travelled to the States to witness the sentencing of their daughter’s killer.
Ms Wanjiku died at the scene of crime while their child lost his life while at the hospital.