Angela Simmons and her son suffered a tragic loss back in 2018, and it looks like justice has finally been served! Michael Williams, the man convicted of murdering Simmons’ late ex-fiancé Sutton Tennyson, has been sentenced to life in prison in connection to the crime.
According to TMZ, Angela gave an emotional speech in court on Friday, explaining that her 5-year-old son constantly asks when his dad will come back home. She also expressed that her son will never know what it’s like to grow up with his father.
Williams was sentenced to life for murder, and was hit with an additional 15 years for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He’ll reportedly be eligible for parole after serving a minimum of 30 years behind bars.
As we previously reported, authorities found Tennyson in his garage with multiple gunshot wounds in 2018. He was reportedly speaking with a man in his driveway when an intense argument ensued and gunshots rang out. Witnesses alleged they saw a man speed away in a car after shots were fired.
Williams turned himself in to the Atlanta Police Department in December 2020, and was charged with murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm during commission of a felony. Despite Williams turning himself over to police, his attorney maintained his innocence at the time.
Angela previously opened up about having difficult conversations with her son Sutton Jr. about the loss of his father. During a 2020 episode of ‘Growing Up Hip-Hop,’ Angela recalled her baby boy explicitly asking if his dad is alive.
I was with my son, and super emotional right, even to talk about it. He was looking out the window and he’s like, ‘Daddy, white car. I question him, ‘Where do you see him?’ or ‘Who is Daddy? What does he look like?’ I’m asking him. I’m like, ‘Do you want to see your dad?’ and he’s like, ‘Yes.’ So he comes over and I start showing him videos and pictures and stuff, and he stopped. It’s not like he’s full conversational yet, so this is what kind of makes it emotional. He was like, ‘Is he alive?’”
She went on to explain to Sutton Jr. that his daddy is in “in Heaven with God.”
Please keep Angela and Sutton’s loved ones in your prayers during this difficult time.
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