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  • Pedro Taylor, father of Sean Taylor,  sits listening to the verdict in the trial of Eric Rivera Jr. Monday Nov. 4, 2013 in Miami.  Rivera was found guilty of second degree murder in the death of his son Sean Taylor.Woman at right not identified.   (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Walter Michot, Pool)  no sales

    FENNO: Guilty verdict in Taylor murder doesn't change one very sad fact

    Eric Rivera, 23, will spend between 25 years and life in prison depending on the sentencing that that comes in December, paying each day for what happened inside the modest home on Old Cutler Road. Sean Taylor, though, is gone. Too young. Too soon. The absence is as permanent as the words from Psalm 23 etched on his gravestone.

  • Eric Rivera smiles in the courtroom while chatting with his attorney during Rivera's  murder trial in the Dade County Criminal Court on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Miami, Fla.  Rivera is accused in the murder of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor.  (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald,C.M. Guerrero )  MAGS OUT

    Detective: Eric Rivera Jr. admitted to shooting Sean Taylor

    The detective said initially Rivera told investigators he went to the movies on the weekend Taylor was shot in 2007. Later, he grew nervous when he saw detectives interviewing another suspect and confessed.

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