A Los Angeles man was sentenced to greater than 75 years in jail after pleading responsible to stabbing his three sons to demise at the back of an SUV.
Luiz Fuentes, 38, admitted to killing the youngsters — Luis, 10, Juan, 9, and Alexander, 8 — as a part of a plea deal that carries a 78-year jail sentence.
On the time of their 2015 demise, the boys had been residing with their father in an SUV for a number of months, in response to information from the Los Angeles County Division of Kids and Household Companies launched to the LA Times.
On Sept. 9 of that yr Fuentes was found slumped over within the car whereas parked within the lot of a furnishings warehouse in South Los Angeles. The three boys have been discovered useless within the again seat, whereas Fuentes was bleeding from what have been later decided to be a number of self-inflicted stab wounds.
The incident represented the brutal finish of a number of years of economic hardship after the boys’ mom died in 2008.
The information additionally confirmed stories of abuse from Fuentes, together with a 2010 incident wherein he beat Luis, then 5 years outdated, with a belt till he was badly bruised.
Fuentes admitted to a caseworker that he “made a mistake” following the incident, however when requested about whether or not his father hit his brothers, Luis instructed caseworkers “He has hit them perhaps 2 or 4 or 100 occasions.”