Chaos erupts in court after killer's family says 'at least he's still alive' after his conviction 

Mail Online | 7/31/2016 | Daily Mail Reporter
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The father of a man killed outside a Florida convenience store in 2016 had to be held back in court Thursday after a relative of the man who murdered him was heard making a vulgar comment after his guilty conviction.

Frank Daly III, 30, was shot dead during an altercation with Marquis Valentine outside the Kwik Stop on 6th Avenue in Lake Worth three years ago.

Valentine - Murder - Conviction - Someone - Family

After hearing Valentine's first-degree murder conviction, someone thought to be his family member was reportedly heard saying: 'At least he's still alive.'

CBS 12 reports it was that comment that triggered the slain man's parent, Frank Daly Sr, to lunge in the direction of the killer's supporters.

Relatives - Victim - Reaction - Valentine - Side

Other relatives of the victim were also visibly upset by the reaction from Valentine's side but some opted to restrain Daly Sr as a heavy guard presence kept the situation under control.

Nobody was hurt. All the while, Valentine sat calmly in the Palm Beach County court.

Daly - Sr - Grandfather - Father-of-two - Children

Daly Sr, grandfather to the father-of-two's children, continued to verbally respond when he was brought down from a bench he tried to climb over to access the back row.

Tears streamed from the eyes of Daly's loved ones. One of them responded the comment from Valentine's side was 'disrespectful'.

CBS - Reports - Comment - Valentine - Supporter

CBS 12 reports that before the insensitive comment from Valentine's supporter, a judge had asked a distraught family member of the killer to leave the court room due to her loud crying.

After she was ordered out, the person made the comment about Valentine getting away with his life despite being sentenced to the remainder of his time alive behind bars.

Prosecutor - Terri - Skiles - Outburst - Judge

Prosecutor Terri Skiles had to explain what led to the outburst to Judge Weiss as the Daly family asked Skiles to apologize on their behalf.

The judge then revealed what they...
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