Sylvestre was 20 at the time of sentencing in 2009. His sentence was indefinite, but he has served the minimum time for his crimes and is liable for parole. In December 2015, an appeal for release was rejected by the US court.
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Just hours after Piper heard the news, she shared a message on her Instagram saying 'God protect me from ANYTHING that wasn't sent by you.' It is possible that Piper fears a reprisal by Sylvestre once he gets out of jail.
Life goes on
Piper’s life changed a lot since the attack. She had to undergo hundreds of surgeries. But now, she has reason to smile. She got married to Richard Sutton in 2015, and together, they have two beautiful children.