Cameron Herrin, who killed a mother and daughter after speeding on Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa, Florida, has trended on TikTok, and many of his proud supporters have been suspended from Twitter. The 21-year-old was sentenced to 24 years behind bars, and it seems to be a popular opinion that his sentencing was too harsh. Read on for Cameron Herrin's full story and find out where he is today.
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#justiceforcameron has flooded Twitter since the young man's arrest, and Briefly has all of Cameron Herrin's car accident details, including his car model and the speed at which he had an accident.
Cameron Herrin's profile and bio
- Full name: Cameron Coyle Herrin
- Nickname: Racer
- Famous for: Vehicular homicide
- Gender: Male
- Place of birth: Texas, US
- Date of birth: 9 September 1999
- Zodiac: Virgo
- Cameron Herrin's age: 21 years in 2021
- Current residence: The Graceville Correctional Facility
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Caucasian
- Sexuality: Straight
- Children: None
- Parents: Cheryl and Chris
- Cameron Herrin's siblings: Tristan
- Height: 5’ 6” (168 cm)
- Weight: 52 kg (114 lbs)
- Eye colour: Blue
- Hair colour: Brown
- School: Texas Tech University
- Occupation: Convicted felon
- Cameron Herrin's net worth: $1 million in 2021
- Cameron Herrin's Instagram: @cameron_herrin_official
- Facebook: @thecameronherrin
- Twitter: @CameronHarrin
- Cameron Herrin's TikTok: @cameronherrin
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Who is Cameron Herrin?
Cameron Coyle Herrin was born on 9 September 1999 and grew up in Texas with his parents, Cheryl and Chris, and his older brother, Tristan. Cheryl operates as the vice-president at State Farm Insurance, and Chris is employed as as an editor and filmmaker. In 2005, they moved to Tampa, Florida, and the young boy enrolled at Tampa Catholic secondary school before attending Texas Tech University.
What did Cameron Herrin do?
Jessica Reisinger attempted to cross the street with her baby daughter at Bayshore Boulevard on 23 May 2018. She observed two automobiles approaching at a rapid pace and tried to push the stroller over the road in an attempt to save her helpless child, Lilia. Regardless, the pushchair did not travel far enough and the vehicle collided with Jessica and Lilia. Jessica died instantaneously when the boy's Ford Mustang slammed into them, and Lillia died a day afterwards, a few months before her second birthday.
The terrible accident resulted from a drag race gone awry. Prosecutors allege that the 18-year-old and his elder brother Tristen were racing another motorist, 17-year-old John Barrineau, on I-75 at speeds in excess of 162 mph.
What happened to Cameron Herrin?
Cameron and John Barrineau were arrested and appeared in front of a Tampa court just several days later. The trial was scheduled for December 2020.
In exchange for a six-year jail term and 15 years of supervised release, John Barrineau bargained with the state and pleaded guilty to vehicular murder and unauthorised racing.
The Texan "Racer" faced a sentence of 30 years in jail and chose to enter an open plea, which left his destiny in the hands of a court.
During his April 2021 sentence hearing, baby Lilia's father, David Raubenolt, made the following statement to the young speedster:
"It is critical for you to understand that you've created everlasting pain and depths of sorrow."
Hillsborough Circuit Judge Christopher Nash handed down his decision on Cameron Herrin's sentence on 8 April 2021. He received nine years of imprisonment on count one and a 15-year punishment on count two, and his 24-year sentence for vehicular homicide began in April 2021.
There are reports that Cameron Herrin's fiance, Savanah, is the girl seen sobbing in the courtroom in one of the viral TikTok clips. Still, the information is strictly speculative because the man in question has not acknowledged nor denied this relationship.
Justice for Cameron Herrin
This tragic incident has developed an online cult following. Although the deaths of Jessica Reisinger-Raubenolt and her 21-month-old daughter were heartbreaking, many people believe the young man's punishment of 24 years is excessive, given that he was just 18 when he made the terrible mistake.
There were almost 100,000 tweets about the incident by the end of July 2020, predominantly from Middle Eastern accounts, with a new comment popping up every 30 seconds. In addition, justiceforcameron-related TikTok content has had over 2.2 billion views and counting.
Where is Cameron Herrin today now?
The youngster is serving out his 24-year sentence at the Graceville Correctional Facility. But, with all the media attention, many have asked: will Cameron Herrin get parole?
Cameron Herrin's car accident appeal is still pending, but Bjorn Brunvand, a Bay Area criminal defence attorney, believes the young man has a strong case and thinks that he deserves another chance.
The court of appeals has consented to consider the defendant's motion to re-assess the punishment. Cameron Herrin will be given a new sentencing hearing if the defence's motion is granted, and prosecutors will have the Reisinger-Raubenolt's give testimony over again.
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