TikTokers Defend Cameron Herrin for His ‘Good Looks’ Despite Killing Mom and Baby in Car Crash
A 21-year-old man named Cameron Herrin gathered sympathies from people online because of his good looks, despite killing a mother and her child when he crashed into them during a race in Tampa, Florida.
World of Buzz reported that Herrin is making a social media stardom via the video-sharing app TikTok. Thanks to his good looks, allowing him to get support from TikTokers, especially women, around the world.
Cameron Herrin also trended on Twitter, gathering different sympathies from the users.
TikTokers Defend Cameron Herrin
Women from different races raised their concern on the 21-year-old suspect, who was sentenced to 24 years of imprisonment, three years after the tragic incident.
World of Buzz posted a screenshot of the comments from the TikTokers, with some of them calling him "husband."
Apart from TikTok, some women on Twitter also emerged as Herrin's supporters.
One user underscored that Cameron Herrin deserves "justice," and some of the users urged reducing the sentence given to the 21-year-old charmer.
"It is sad that this handsome young man is spending his life in prison," said one user from Twitter.
But some netizens do not support Cameron Herrin. World of Buzz reported that a Twitter user criticized those who support Herrin, labeling them "sick." Other Twitter users also expressed their "disgust" over those who supported Cameron Herrin.
"Y'all are disgusting for invalidating the death of a mother and her child just because he's good-looking," said the Twitter user, underscoring that prison is nothing compared to death.
Y'all are disgusting for invalidating the death of a mother and her child just because he's good looking. Prison is nothing compared to death.— LEE ⍤ (@cauiee) July 5, 2021
The child and her mom lost their whole life because this man is racing illegally in a residential area. #cameronherrin pic.twitter.com/Wf3CO1CvhY
"The fact that people feel bad for him just because he's young and good looking sickens me," said another user who emphasized that Cameron Herrin killed a mother and her baby.
#cameronherrin the fact that people feel bad for him just because he’s young and good looking sickens me. HELLOOOOOO HE KILLED A MOTHER AND A CHILD BECAUSE OF A STUPID CAR RACE WITH HIS FRIEND !!!— Dave (@my_nameisdave) July 5, 2021
Who is Cameron Herrin?
Cameron Herrin was a Florida street racer, The Gaza Post reported. He pleaded guilty to over two counts of vehicular murder for the death of Jessica Reisinger-Raubenolt and her one-year-old daughter, Lilia, last December.
Cameron Herrin received the sentence amounting to 24 years of imprisonment last May. He hit the victims while street racing with his Ford Mustang down a Tampa boulevard with a friend in May 2018.
At that time, the suspect, who was 18 years old, swerved into the victims while the two were crossing the street on Gandy Boulevard.
The mother was reported to push her one-year-old daughter in a stroller when Herrin hit them. Authorities said that Herrin's vehicle ran at speed up to 100 miles per hour.
Although he was indicted for spending almost half of his life inside the prison, the family of Herrin's victims sought the maximum sentence, which was 30 years of imprisonment.
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