Trial of Gerard Lopes, South Florida Man Charged With Killing Adoptive Mother, Begins - NBC 6 South Florida

    Trial of Man Charged With Killing Adoptive Mother Begins

    The trial of Gerard Lopes, a South Florida man accused of raping and killing his adoptive mother, began on Monday. Public defenders Samantha Epstein and Jose Reyes, prosecutor Adriana Alcalde-Padron and Brianna Belmonte, the daughter of victim Natalie Belmonte, spoke about the case. (Published Monday, Sep 9, 2013) The trial of Gerard Lopes, a South Florida man accused of raping and killing his adoptive mother, began on Monday. Public defenders Samantha Epstein... See More