Richard Prado pleaded guilty to killing his estranged wife, 29-year-old Rachael Prado and her niece, 19-year-old Jasmine rRhodes. Prado ambushed them and shot and killed them as they returned home in February of last year.
Prado had a history of domestic violence against his wife. Her family says she tried to get away from him, but Rachael Prado's father says he forgives his son-in-law. He says he forgave him right after the murders happened.
"I have no animosity in my heart toward him. He was like a son-in-law. My only thing is if I can help him to find what I have in God, that would be the greatest gift that I could ever receive," said Morris Madison, father of Rachael Prado.
Richard Prado was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
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