SPOKANE, Wash. -

Earlier this week Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced he was putting a moratorium on executions while he is in office.

Though he said he has put a lot of thought and consideration into his decision, the announcement came as a shock to many.

"It opens the floodgates of going through it again," said Sherry Shaver.

Her daughter, Telisha Shaver, was brutally murdered in 1996 along with her friend, Jade Moore. Their killer, Dwayne Woods, was convicted and sentenced to death.

"The system I believed in, the judicial system and my state government have always been behind me. And now to have this thrown at me, my family and our friends. it's a horrible feeling, like you've been betrayed," said Shaver.

Gov. Inslee said in a statement that he came to his decision after consulting families of victims. Shaver and her family are wondering why they never got a call.

"I was never called, my husband was never called, non of us were ever called by Gov. Inslee," said Shaver.

Shaver and her family said they will do what ever it takes until they get the moratorium overturned. They say they need closure and they won't get it until Woods is dead.