He is an amazing father—actually the best,” says Julia Maynor of the man just sentenced to 40 years in prison for the murder of her abuser. For years as a child, Maynor, a 24-year-old mother of three, says she was sexually abused by Raymond Earl Brooks, her maternal grandfather, who pleaded guilty in 2002 and served a little over two years in prison for the crime, reports Inside Edition.
“I don’t remember when it started happening but I know it was for a very long time. It was long enough for me to think it was completely normal,” Maynor tells AL.com. Then in 2014, Maynor says she mentioned something about the abuse to her father “out of anger,” prompting him to drive to Brooks’ home in Cullman, Ala., and fatally shoot the man in his front yard.