"He never came home that day," Vo said as he sobbed in the courtroom. "My son was my life. He was my greatest accomplishment. We all died that day."
Vo, overcome with emotion, was unable to finish his statement.
Crowley also described Carter as a bright and loving boy with a wide smile that filled a room.
"She caused that smile to be extinguished," Crowley said.
In addition to the 5 year prison term, Goma was also sentenced to 2 years of probation and fines and fees of $3,319.