A schizophrenic New Mexico man who shot and killed his parents and three young siblings when he was a teenager is scheduled to
Nehemiah Griego appeared Tuesday in state district court in Albuquerque. Now 22, Griego faces up to 120 years in prison or as little as probation and treatment.
Griego pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death in the January 2013 shootings of his family.
Prosecutors say he had methodically plotted the killings when he was 15.
His remaining sisters spoke before Judge Alisa Hart Tuesday, with one of then saying she moves often for fear her brother will find her.
'My family and my parents deserve to be remembered for the incredible people they were and not for the lies that Nehemiah has created to justify his crimes against them,' said Annette Griego.
Nehemiah Griego, 22, murdered his parents, brother and two sisters in 2013 when he was 15
He will be resentenced Tuesday in state district court in Albuquerque and could face up to 120 years
Nehemiah shot his father Greg, his mother, Sarah, his nine-year-old brother, Zephania and sisters Jael, five , and Angelina, two, at their home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in January 2013
After the shooting, Nehemiah told police he was planning to kill more people and wanted to die in a shootout with officers
A judge decided in August that Griego would be sentenced as an adult after finding he wasn't amenable for treatment as a juvenile.
Griego's lawyers say he had an abusive home life.
They also have said he was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.
When Griego was 15 he first shot his mother, Sarah, in her bed as she slept, then he woke up his brother Zephania to show the boy their mother's body before shooting him as well.
Griego then walked into his sisters' bedroom and fatally shot five-year-old