Keon Monteiro, the Quincy man convicted last Friday of murdering 25-year-old Sean Repetto and 21-year-old Victor Otoadese in Roxbury in 2012 was sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison on Monday.
“The evidence proved that this defendant shot Sean Repetto in the head, then took aim at Victor Otoadese and shot him twice in the back as he ran for his life,” Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said. “These were separate and distinct murders, and consecutive life terms were the appropriate sentence.”
At the sentencing Monday morning, Otoadese’s mother and Repetto’s father each delivered emotional victim impact statements to the court.
Otoadese’s mother took the witness stand wearing a shirt that featured the young man’s picture on the front and the words “Stop the Violence” on the back. She recalled watching television coverage of a double shooting on the day her 21-year-old son was killed.
“I said God bless the one who died and God bless the one who was going to the hospital,” she said. “I did not know the one who died was my darling son. I look up at the sky to see the special starlight that reminds me of you. I turn to feel the breeze on my face so I can feel you. I miss wiping the tears from your eyes when you needed your mother.”
Repetto’s father also addressed the court, speaking of a “smiling, laid-back kid” who had just begun to recover from a car crash that left him severely injured – and decided to go to nursing school so he could provide the same sort of care that had received.
“Race, religion, where you were from, and what you looked like didn’t matter to him,” he said, remembering a 25-year-old man who, as a child, was enamored of the theater and attended the Boston Arts Academy.
The crime happened on Nov. 28, 2012, and police arrested Monteiro in May, 2013 “thanks to significant assistance from civilian witnesses,” and “an exhaustive investigation” that continued for months, according to the Suffolk DA’s office.