In 2010, Peter Avsenew shot Steven Adams and Kevin Powell at their Wilton Manors home, before proceeding to steal their money, belongings and car.
Back in January, there was a court hearing over whether Peter Avsenew should be sentenced to death for the crime, the jury unanimously decided that he should be. After the hearing, footage from ABC 10 showed him flipping off his victims’ families.
Speaking at the time, Marci Craig, a sister of one of the victims, said: “In my heart of hearts, I knew that he was making that gesture to us, and then he admitted that he made the gesture to our family.”
Speaking at the hearing, Avsenew said: “I have no regrets in my life and I am proud of the decisions I’ve made. No one really knows what happened that day. You would need a Ouija board for that.
“Everyone can speculate what ifs and maybes until they’re blue in the face, which they’ll never really know.”
Earlier this week, Circuit Judge Ilona Holmes had the option to overturn the jury’s decision, however she agreed to carry it.
And now, a hand-written letter that was sent to the judge has emerged showing Avsenew’s lack of remorse over the killings. In it, he wrote: “It is my duty as a white man to cull the weak and timid from existence.
“I will always stand up for what I believe in and eradicate anything in my way. Homosexuals are a disgrace to mankind and must be put down. These weren’t the first and won’t be the last.”
NBC News reports that a further line of his letter said: “If you only knew how many there really are you would faint.”