Two men sentenced to life imprisonment for 2011 murder of Jaivon Blake, 16, in Dorchester

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The mother of murder victim Jaivon Blake said her son would be “forever missed’’ as the two men convicted of killing the 16-year-old were sentenced today in Suffolk Superior Court to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Diane Simmons provided Superior Court Judge Christine Roach with a written victim impact statement during the sentencing for Sheldon Mattis and Nyasani Watt, who were convicted last month of murdering Blake and seriously wounding a 14-year-old friend of Blake’s.

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