court for today's sentencing. Guy Heinze Junior-- the man convicted of killing their loved ones-- was sentenced to life in prison WITHOUT the chance of parole. The 26-year-old was found guilty last week, for beating his father and 7 others to death, in a Glynn County mobile home. A child was the sole survivor. Channel 4's Tim Pulliam has been following this case... He was inside the courtroom for today's sentencing, and joins us now live... Tim? 3 3 3 There was a lot of emotion from those family members after the sentence.They've waited four years for this day. Knowing their family's killer will live for the rest of his life in prison. Hazel Sumner says she is relieved that Guy Heinze Jr., the man convicted of murdering her cousins just received life in prison with no chance of getting out.Hazel Sumner/Cousin 134615 We're right and we're pleased today. We can bury our family.Four years ago, eight people were brutally beaten inside this mobile home at New Hope Plantation Mobile Home Park -- including Heinze's father, Guy Sr.HS 134734 Guy grew up with this family. It was just greed and drugs that did this. Prosecutors say Heinze was on a crack binge when he beat his family members and friends to death with a 16 gauge shotgun. On counts 1-8 ...sentence you to life without parole. Belinda/ West, sister-in-law of victim 134700 I'm pleased. All of us didn't want the death penalty. We didn't want death. We don't believe in that.A 3 year old boy survived the attack.Heinze will serve time for that too.On counts 9.. Sentence you to 20 years. The child is now 7 years old with brain damage. His grandmother, Gloria Jimerson is raising him. His mother, Chrissy Toler, is one of the victims.Gloria Jimerson/Victim's grandmother. 134838 He asks about his momma frequently but he doesn't remember anything.But today's sentence was a painful blow to family and friends, who believe Heinze was wrongly convicted.Heather Teston/Friend of Heinze from school 134317 He has to sit in prison for the rest of his life. His grandmother is going to suffer, his brother. They have had enough family taken from them.But not as much as Diane Isenhour, who lost 4 children that day.After today's sentencing she walked away quietly -- away from cameras -- and perhaps from a chapter she can finally close. 3 Some of Heinze 8 counts on Malice Murder are consecutive with each other -- which prosecutors say means he will serve 4 consecutive life sentences without parole. Including 20 years for aggravated assault and six years for drug possession charges. Tim, do you know if the the defense will appeal?