When will justice be served?

To the Editor:
Thank you so much for the outpouring of community support, the love and heartfelt care of family, friends, and community for the Sperry family. During this difficult time, everyone pulled together for Lisa’s family and it was very heartwarming. 

Lisa was a mother, wife, caretaker, daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, and aunt [Obituary, The Altamont Enterprise, May 26, 2021]. We will miss her dearly.

Lisa Sperry is my sister and I will fight for justice for her as long as I can.

She died due to her horrific injuries, and her two sons, Cade and Calvin, were badly injured on a Sunday afternoon, May 16 [“Berne woman dies after crash, “Westerlo man charged with DWI”, The Altamont Enterprise, May 18, 2021].

Andrew Gibson, one afternoon, decided to speed while intoxicated and failed to keep right, while disregarding who might be on that side.

This decision was a tragic one to Lisa and her sons.

Arraigned on two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, one count of second-degree manslaughter, and two counts of aggravated vehicular assault, Gibson has made bail of $160,000, really [“Gibson charged with manslaughter,” The Altamont Enterprise, June 10, 2021].

When will justice be served? This is disrespectful to the family because we have to be patient.

All the proof is apparent and Gibson is back in society. No court dates have been set and we have been given no further information.

Laura Ingelston


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