The Unresolved Case in the Pre-trial Hearing for Amethyst Sistine Silva

In a pre-trial hearing on June 5th, Judge David Klein presided over the State of Texas vs. Jacob Joseph Leal, a case that has left the Silva family yearning for closure. The proceedings, held in the shadow of tragedy, mark a crucial step in their quest for justice. As 2023 New Year approached, the Silva family gathered to capture the moment in a photograph. Little did they know, this innocent act would forever alter the fabric of their lives. As 11-year-old Amethyst Silva stood alongside her father, a stray bullet cruelly cut short her aspirations and dreams. Every New Year…

Silva family holds a, “Justice 4 Amethyst” event for upcoming anniversary of tragedy

As 2024 rolls in, for most this is a time to celebrate the new year. For the Silva family, it’s a reminder of their last moments spent with 11-year old Amethyst Sistine Silvia. Dec 31, 2022, started out like any other day. Father Robert Silva and Amethyst decided to spend the day together. “Me and her spent that day together, it was daddy daughter day. We went to Joe’s Crab Shack. She ordered her favorite plate – big ol’ plate of crab,” said Robert. As the family settled, midnight rolled around, Robert, mother Melinda and Amethyst decide to capture the…