Jury Finds Gerard Lopes Guilty of 2nd-Degree Murder in Death of His Adoptive Mother - NBC 6 South Florida

    Jury Finds Gerard Lopes Guilty of 2nd-Degree Murder

    A jury found a South Florida man, Gerard A. Lopes, 23, guilty of second-degree murder on Tuesday in the killing of his adoptive mother Natalie Belmonte, 43. Defense attorney Jose Reyes said he plans to appeal the verdict shortly after sentencing on Oct. 10. (Published Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013) A jury found a South Florida man, Gerard A. Lopes, 23, guilty of second-degree murder on Tuesday in the killing of his adoptive mother Natalie... See More