Skip to comments.3-year-old Neb. girl raped, killed as family slept (importing crime alert)
Posted on 05/25/2009 6:10:29 AM PDT by stan_sipple
A 29-year-old man accused of raping and suffocating a 3-year-old girl inside the South Sioux City home where her family was sleeping Saturday morning was in an Iowa jail Sunday, awaiting extradition to Nebraska.
De Jesus Melisio-Camacho was arrested in Sioux City, Iowa, around 6 a.m. Saturday, less than an hour-and-a-half after South Sioux City police got a call from the hospital where the girl was pronounced dead. She had been taken there by family.
Authorities have not released the victims name or address, but said both parents and two siblings were in the house at the time of the attack.
South Sioux City Police Chief Scot Ford said Sunday he believes the girls family and Melisio-Camachos family were friends in Mexico.
Ford said authorities have little information about Melisio-Camachos background. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been called in to determine his legal status.
The victims brother, just a few years older than she, was able to provide information that helped police locate the suspect quickly.
The perp broke into the house, sexually assaulted the child by raping and sodomizing her and then the child was killed. We believe by suffocation, Ford said.
Ford said the attacker apparently entered through a window that was malfunctioning so as to have made little noise. Police described the home as a small house with at least two bedrooms.
Her mother discovered the attack around 5 a.m., when she awoke to care for a months-old baby girl.
Ford said a police officer had stopped Melisio-Camacho near the home at 3:45 a.m. Saturday but let him go, unaware of the crime. That contact later helped police put the suspect in the area around when they believe the crime occurred, between 1 and 3:30 a.m.
Melisio-Camacho, who was living with several other men, is charged with first-degree murder, sexual assault and burglary.
Melisio-Camacho is being held in Woodbury County, Iowa.
Ford said he didnt know of a motive for the crime.
What kind of motive can you have for that kind of crime other than mental depravity, predatory activity? Ford said.
There should be summary execution for people like this. Arrange a ury, have a trial, and also allow for appeals. The guy should be dead within a week.
The is justice. What we have now is not.
Monsters in our midst.
a little late to determine his “legal” status ?
Return to informing juries of their rights and they’ll fix this problem in a hurry.
How horrible! I hope this guy goes to prison and while there suffers the same fate as the little girl.
I hope the family gets a dog, so this will never happen again.
We should thank the meat packing industry for this animal’s precense.
This is why I detest McCain, Jorge Arbusto, Ted Kennedy, Lindsay Graham, Cornyn, Crist, Schumer, Napolitano, etc...
They value campaign contributions and (likely as not, I'll bet) under-the-table bribes from corrupt businessmen, more than children's lives.
Suck the FenateTM
RIP. When will this madness end ?
When several US Senators' infant daughters get raped.
And even then, I'm not sure -- they might try to shift the blame to Rush Limbaugh and his anti-gay, racist agendaTM.
Till then, the only cure is to vote out EVERY incumbent from DC in 2010 and 2012. A lawful purge by the voters.
Suck the FenateTM
Just raping the infants Americans won't, I guess.
Suck the FenateTM
ask these predators’ enablers the Snivel Liberties Union and the politicians
I’m pushing 60 and I’m childless. These sort of events hit me hard. I can not imagine the pain this angel’s mom and dad must be feeling.
I’d pay good money to be allowed the honor to execute this animal. I’d take my sweet time too.
Watch the lib’s convict AND THEN DEPORT THIS KILLER!
Yup..and the type of folks Obamanation and his mass of liberal want to provide amnesty to so they can vote for him and other anti-American’s just like him!
I assume the dead child was not the daughter of a Democratic politician, immigration lawyer, professional illegal immigration activist, chamber of commerce president, Wall Street Journal editorial writer or a member of the Bush family. Just another death among we the riffraff. Merely an unfortunate byproduct of keeping labor costs low.
Wow, Souix City has a virtually non-existent crime rate. I remember when we went there about 15 years ago, the front page was worried about the recent “Crime Spree”. Someone was busting windows out in cars in downtown area. Not stealing anything, just busting the windows. We were like, wow, that’s a crime spree?
Prayers for this family and the now shaken community.
I’ll hold my 3 y/o a little tighter tonight.
I can’t begin to imagine the grief the family is feeling right now. To speak nothing of the downright anger.
String ‘em up.
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