NC woman says she forgives man convicted of murdering her brother

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DURHAM, N.C. — “I really do hope he finds God and finds eternal life in paradise regardless of what he did to my brother.”

That’s the wish Rebecca Smith-Callejas said she has for Andrew Scheper, the man convicted of murdering and decapitating her brother.

On Jan. 19, volunteers with a church youth group were cleaning up a pond near East Club Boulevard. There, they found the body of 38-year-old Trinity Smith.

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