MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- A guilty plea and sentence handed down in the 2016 Halloween murder of a man found in a burning car in Prichard.
The family of Kyle Lumumba Green says they were unsure which way it would go as they headed to court Wednesday morning, but left with a little bit of justice.
Jesse Lane pleaded guilty to the murder and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
"It was a relief he admitted to the crime but on the other hand... It was still sorrow, broken heart, and pain inside of me because my son is not here with me," said Jacqueline Green, Kyle's mother.
While Green's mother is satisfied with the 20 years handed down -- she wants the full sentence to be served and still believes there are others involved in her son's murder.
"One young man did confess to being part of the crime -- helping place my son's body in the car. I would like justice to be done for the other people that were tied in," said Green.
The little piece of justice the family received comes a day before her son would have been 29 years old. Last year on his birthday celebration she was praying for resolution.
"Tomorrow is going to be a new day for me and my family," said Green.
While the journey to justice comes at a price for 25-year-old Lane, Green knows his mother is hurting too.
"My heart went out to her as well because she is a mother and that was her son and I went to her in the end and embraced her. I told her that it's going to be alright. I said I believe you raised your son the right way, and you did not commit this crime. She said I'm sorry my son took your son's life. I told her that we both are sorry because we both had two kids - mine is unfortunately not here, but hers is going to behind bars," said Green.