The boyfriend of Gabriel Fernandez’s mom has been discovered responsible of first-degree homicide in reference to the boy’s 2013 demise.
A jury discovered Isauro Aguirre responsible of deliberately killing the Eight-year-old boy after he systemically abused and tortured Gabriel.
Isauro Aguirre is proven in courtroom on Nov. 15, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)
The jury started deliberating on Tuesday and introduced late Wednesday morning that they’d reached a verdict.
Los Angeles County Prosecutor Jon Hatami had argued that Aguirre tortured Fernandez to demise as a result of he thought the boy was homobadual.
Aguirre and the boy’s mom, Peal Fernandez, labored to maintain their remedy of Gabriel hidden through the use of make as much as cowl up his bruises, Hatami stated. The two exchanged textual content messages discussing their remedy of the boy, which included placing him in ice water.
Pearl Fernandez might be tried individually. Four Los Angeles County social employees who have been badigned to Gabriel’s case additionally face prices in reference to the demise.
Gabriel Fernandez is proven in a photograph posted to Facebook.
During the trial, Hatami confirmed the jury weapons that have been discovered within the couple’s Palmdale residence and stated Aguirre beat, badped, bit and gagged the boy. He known as Aguirre “evil.”
Aguirre’s protection staff argued that whereas he admitted to hurting the boy, he didn’t intend to kill him. His attorneys stated Aguirre grew to become offended over Gabriel wanting his mom to finish her relationship with the person.
A primary-degree homicide conviction may end up in 25 years to life in jail, and even the demise penalty. Aguirre might be sentenced on Nov. 27.