Skip to comments.Satan Worshiper Gets Life in Prison for Killing, Skinning Mom
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 womans 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.
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Future IRS or DO”J” enforcer for Holder/Obama.
If he had a son it would look just like.................
Did this occur at the Bates Hotel?
OK - I think I can safely say I’ve finally found someone crazier than Pelosi.
Might be Maxine Waters' son...look at the eyes...
from Joe Dirt
I'd say his defense counsel looks a bit uneasy.
Oh... another evilcrat voter.
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.
Planned Parenthood Satanists are having mixed feelings
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”.
These days, I wouldn't bet on that.
“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.
Rolling Stone’s next cover boy.
I thought the upside down crosses were a nice touch.
I guess the satanic ritual didn’t work.
Then again, maybe it did.
...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
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.
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.
There are other ways to ease the crowding, if you catch my drift.
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.
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.
Death Row should have a permanent population of 3, one moves in, one moves out.
Time to back the chipper to the back door.
But he was just an innocent 18-year-old child.
Wow. Ed Gein without the charm.
A worshiper of Xipe Totec I see.