Gregory Ramos Biography, Wiki
Gregory Ramos is a young Central Floridian who killed his mother Gail Cleavenger in an argument over his school grades at the age of 15 in 2018. He was sentenced this Friday to 45 years in prison, but the sentence will be revised in 25 years, reported the Efe news agency.
Social media posts indicate that both Ramos and his mother were martial arts practitioners.
Gregory Ramos Age
Gregory Ramos, dressed in an orange uniform and in chains in a video of the hearing in a Volusia County court published in local media, is 17 years old.
Gregory Ramos Murder
At the beginning of last December and as part of an agreement by his lawyer to avoid a jury trial, Ramos pleaded guilty to murder in the first degree, of having abused the body of his mother, Gail Cleavenger, and of altering evidence, explained Efe.
In November 2018 at her home in the central Florida town of DeBary, Cleavenger, 46, and her son argued over school grades and he killed her.
Ramos buried the body next to a church near the family home and reported the disappearance of his mother, but ended up confessing the crime to the police, according to the summary cited by Efe.
According to Investigators, Gregory Ramos killed his mother, Gail Cleavenger, in DeBary 2018 when he was only 15 years old at the time of the murder. Police reports say he confessed to strangling his mother after the crime.
Investigators detailed that Ramos claimed his mother took 30 minutes to die.
Gregory Ramos Florida
Fox News reported that Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood said Ramos was one of the “top three sociopaths” he had met in his life shortly after arresting him. He added that the teenager showed no remorse and bragged about trying to cover up the murder back then.
The sheriff said that Ramos had received a D in a class, which sparked the fight.
Gregory Ramos Body Cam
In a recently-released body cam video and 9-1-1 call, Ramos accused of strangling his mother to death in an argument over grades back in early November 2018.
Gregory Ramos Trial, Sentence, Hearing
The judge who handed down the sentence authorized Gregory Ramos’ 84-year-old grandmother to come up close and see the young man’s face for the first time since he confessed to the crime and was made available to the juvenile correctional system on November 15, 2018.
The grandmother said a prayer in front of Ramos and made the sign of the cross and promised that she will always have it for whatever he needs and will be taking care of him from the outside. His uncles and aunts spoke to remember the victim and said they felt that with her departure they had also lost Ramos.
Ramos was very emotional in court as his aunts and uncles shared memories of his mother. Ramos, apologized to his entire family, paid tribute to his mother, whom she defined as “a beautiful person”, and stressed that she did not intend to seek “justifications” for what she did.
“I refuse to make excuses for myself. I can only ask for forgiveness, “the teenager said in court, according to FOX 35.”
Due to my actions, I will never really get to know my mother. I have not only stolen my mother from myself, but also from everyone else. “
At sentencing, the teenager’s aunt said the past two years had been “extremely difficult” for her family. The sentence can be reviewed by a judge after 25 years. But once he’s released from jail, he will spend the rest of his life on probation.
Gregory Ramos Mother, Father
Gail Cleavenger had apparently called Ramos’ father Daniel Cleavenger, who was in Seattle on business, after the initial argument. At 11:00 p.m., Cleavenger went to bed, Sheriff Chitwood said Ramos entered her room at around 12:30 a.m.
“He went into her room and woke her up and began strangling her and strangled her till he killed her.”
Gregory Ramos Update
Ramos could have faced life in prison because he was charged as an adult, but his sentence was reduced through a plea deal, WKMG reported as quoted by Fox News. Two of Ramos’ friends were also charged with serving as accomplices in first-degree murder, Fox News said.
Ramos will be on probation for the rest of his life.