ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A South Georgia family said they will sleep a little better at night after the Georgia Supreme Court upheld the conviction of their son's murderer on Monday.
On Monday, the father of Jack Camp, the former deputy director of the Albany Search and Rescue Team, reacted to the news.
Larry Camp smiled knowing justice had been served.
"I think it was handled probably as best as it could be," said Larry. "You know you really didn't have any eye witnesses that saw the trigger pulled."
Larry's son, Jack, was shot and killed back in 2007 when he interrupted a drug deal at an East Albany apartment complex where he was working as a security guard.
Dontavious 'Hump' Wilson was charged with Camp's murder.
"I sat through the trial, to know myself that they had the right people," Larry said.
In 2010 Larry and his family watched as a Dougherty County judge sentenced Wilson to life in prison plus 15 years.
Wilson's attorney appealed the ruling, claiming there was not enough evidence to convict Wilson. He also claimed the trial court improperly instructed the jury.
"It was all expected," explained Larry. "The appeals and everything. I was satisfied myself that the evidence was strong enough."
On Monday, the Georgia Supreme Court upheld the conviction and judge's sentence.
Larry said he knows justice is being served to the right person. He thanks his faith for giving him the strength to get through the tragedy.
"That's the only thing that could have carried me through this without me going and hunting a gun," said Larry.
Wilson's accomplices were both sentenced to life in prison, plus five years.
Anderson also appealed. The Supreme Court also upheld his sentence.
As for Ingram, he has not appealed his sentence.
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