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Satan Worshiper Gets Life in Prison for Killing, Skinning Mom
KTLA ^ | 7/17/2013

Posted on 07/19/2013 3:40:45 AM PDT by markomalley

Moises Meraz-Espinoza walked into the Huntington Park Police Department two years ago to report a crime: He had killed his mother.

Officers went to the Maywood apartment that the then-18-year-old factory worker shared with his mother, Amelia Espinoza, 42, and found a gruesome scene. A trail of blood led to the bathroom, where plastic covered the walls and floor. There, they found an electrical circular saw with pieces of bone, blood and flesh stuck to the blade. Nearby, in a freezer, police found skin and muscles stored in plastic bags. The woman’s skull, with all her teeth plucked out, her eyes removed and two upside-down crosses carved into the bone, was stashed in a backpack.

Prosecutors say that Meraz-Espinoza strangled his mother and then skinned, filleted and dismembered her body as part of a satanic ritual. A Norwalk jury convicted him of first-degree murder in June.

On Wednesday, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Thomas I. McKnew Jr. sentenced Meraz-Espinoza to 25 years to life in prison, saying that the slaying “certainly ranks up there at the top” of “the most disgusting, hideous and vulgar” cases he has seen during his 50 years in the legal profession.

Click here to read the full story on LATimes.com.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: California
KEYWORDS: moisesmerazespinoza; murderer; satanist

1 posted on 07/19/2013 3:40:45 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Future IRS or DO”J” enforcer for Holder/Obama.


2 posted on 07/19/2013 3:42:31 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: markomalley

If he had a son it would look just like.................


3 posted on 07/19/2013 3:44:03 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Yesterdays conspiracies are todays truths)
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To: markomalley

Did this occur at the Bates Hotel?


4 posted on 07/19/2013 3:44:54 AM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: markomalley

OK - I think I can safely say I’ve finally found someone crazier than Pelosi.


5 posted on 07/19/2013 3:45:35 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: ronnie raygun
If he had a son it would look just like.................

Might be Maxine Waters' son...look at the eyes...

6 posted on 07/19/2013 3:50:02 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: markomalley

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3aYZSAyEuM

from Joe Dirt


7 posted on 07/19/2013 3:50:41 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: markomalley

I'd say his defense counsel looks a bit uneasy.

LOL

8 posted on 07/19/2013 4:10:10 AM PDT by Bullish (Psalm 46)
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To: markomalley

Oh... another evilcrat voter.


9 posted on 07/19/2013 4:17:16 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: markomalley

Now the taxpayers get to feed this dirt bag for the next 50 years or so while he enjoys free health care 3 hots and a cot for life.


10 posted on 07/19/2013 4:29:21 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: markomalley
...“certainly ranks up there at the top”

Ya think?

11 posted on 07/19/2013 4:31:18 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: markomalley

Planned Parenthood Satanists are having mixed feelings


12 posted on 07/19/2013 4:35:41 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: markomalley

25 years.

25 years.

25 years.


13 posted on 07/19/2013 5:00:16 AM PDT by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: who knows what evil?

somewhere in Ca another crazed individual is gonna try to top this.

25 years to life. Not simply the obvious “you are never again going to walk free”.


14 posted on 07/19/2013 5:04:04 AM PDT by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: markomalley

Mama Gumbo,


15 posted on 07/19/2013 5:07:18 AM PDT by Big Red Badger ("don't hurt me , G 'man!")
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To: cyn
Not simply the obvious “you are never again going to walk free”.

These days, I wouldn't bet on that.

16 posted on 07/19/2013 5:41:54 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Venturer

“Now the taxpayers get to feed this dirt bag for the next 50 years or so while he enjoys free health care 3 hots and a cot for life.”

Unfortunately he’ll be out in 12 years or so, given that we can’t seem to execute these animals I would gladly pay to keep him locked up versus letting him out to do this again.


17 posted on 07/19/2013 5:57:01 AM PDT by trapped_in_LA
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To: markomalley

Excitable Boy


18 posted on 07/19/2013 6:53:22 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: Bullish

Rolling Stone’s next cover boy.


19 posted on 07/19/2013 6:54:42 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: WayneS

I thought the upside down crosses were a nice touch.
I guess the satanic ritual didn’t work.
Then again, maybe it did.


20 posted on 07/19/2013 6:58:44 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: WayneS

...attorney Jonathan Roberts disagreed, contending that prosecutors overplayed Meraz-Espinoza’s involvement in satanic worship and relied on dated interpretations of the church.

“The contemporary church of Satan doesn’t believe in human sacrifice,” Roberts said outside the courtroom. “I never bought that an [18-year-old] kid would adopt the principles of an organization from 50 years ago.”

I’d be more worried about an attorney like this running
around loose.


21 posted on 07/19/2013 7:04:45 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Bullish

I just LOVE his little braids. Wonder who his hairdresser is. Hopefully he’ll be someone’s leetle beech in prison. Over and over and over again. Until the shiv in the shower for killing his mother.


22 posted on 07/19/2013 7:18:15 AM PDT by EinNYC
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To: trapped_in_LA

If the prison gets crowded, of course we would have to let him out. It isn’t fair to these people to have them live in such crowded conditions.


23 posted on 07/19/2013 7:30:17 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer
If the prison gets crowded, of course we would have to let him out.

There are other ways to ease the crowding, if you catch my drift.

24 posted on 07/19/2013 7:31:40 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: trapped_in_LA

I would gladly donate the bullet and gun to make sure it wasn’t a burden for even 1 yr.

No wonder crime pays, it’s not like the prison system is a deterrent. 3 meals, cot, h.care, exercise, free XYZ, little (if at all) chance at death penalty, and out on ‘good behavior’ because a bed must be made for the next slub to come through the doors.


25 posted on 07/19/2013 7:38:30 AM PDT by i_robot73 (We hold that all individuals have the Right to exercise sole dominion over their own lives - LP.org)
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To: dfwgator

650 waiting on death row in California alone.

650 rooms that could open up overnight IMO.

Anyone on death row who has been there more than 2 years is way overdue.

Its a job==let’s Git ‘er done.


26 posted on 07/19/2013 7:41:43 AM PDT by Venturer
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Death Row should have a permanent population of 3, one moves in, one moves out.


27 posted on 07/19/2013 7:42:42 AM PDT by dfwgator
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Time to back the chipper to the back door.


28 posted on 07/19/2013 7:54:39 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: markomalley

But he was just an innocent 18-year-old child.


29 posted on 07/19/2013 10:20:08 AM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: markomalley

Celebrate diversity!


30 posted on 07/19/2013 10:20:22 AM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: markomalley

Wow. Ed Gein without the charm.


31 posted on 07/19/2013 10:22:41 AM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: WayneS
LOL...
32 posted on 07/19/2013 2:39:14 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: william clark

LOL


33 posted on 07/19/2013 9:33:20 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: markomalley

A worshiper of Xipe Totec I see.


34 posted on 07/19/2013 9:37:13 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Revenge is a dish best served with pinto beans and muffins)
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