Hadiya Pendleton Parents Cleopatra and Nathaniel: “We’d been living in Hell” before their daughter’s killer was convicted

Defense attorney Julie Koehler, left, speaks at the side of Micheail Ward during the sentencing of Ward at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago on Monday, January, 14, 2019 in Chicago. Ward was found guilty of first-degree murder and aggravated battery in the slaying of Hadiya Pendleton. Cook County Judge Nicholas Ford imposed an 84-year prison sentence on Ward who fatally shot Pendleton, a 15-year-old honor student a week after she performed at President Barack Obama's 2013 inauguration festivities. five months after Ward was convicted of murder and aggravated battery in the killing of Pendleton. (Jose M. Osorio/ Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)

Hadiya Pendleton Parents, Cleopatra and Nathaniel Pendleton join John Williams just following the 84-year-sentence to Hadiya’s shooter, Michaeil Ward.


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