After being found guilty of murder, a California mother and boyfriend are facing a judge for sentencing. Due to the brutal, disturbing levels of abuse the poor child suffered, the judge made no effort to spare the couple. In fact, he slapped them with the harshest sentence possible and one of them has even been sentenced to death. According to ABC7, Pearl Fernandez, 34, and Isauro Aguirre, 37, were both convicted for the brutal 2013 murder of Fernandezai??i??s son, 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez. It has been reported that Fernandez was sentenced to life behind bars without the possibility of parole. But Aguirre has been slapped with the death sentence.
ai???Nothing Short of Evilai??i??:
During the sentencing, Judge George G. Lomeli didnai??i??t mince words when it came to his disapproval of the couple. He made his displeasure quite clear describing their disturbing behavior as ai???horrendous, inhumane and nothing short of evil.ai??? For those who missed the previous reports about the abuse Gabriel suffered, according to BET, the young child ai???was routinely beaten, shot with a BB gun, fed cat feces and forced to sleep while gagged and bound inside a small cabinet, which prosecutors displayed in court.ai??? So, why would his own mother subject him to such treatment? Apparently, she and her boyfriend thought he was gay and attempted to punish the child for it. Regardless of their explanations, Judge Lomeli wasnai??i??t havinai??i?? it.
ai???You want to say that the conduct was animalistic, but that would be wrong because even animals know how to take care of their young, some to the extent that they would sacrifice their own lives in caring for their young,ai??? Lomeli said. He also shares his hopes for the couple as they spend the rest of their days in prison. ai???I can only wishai??i??that in the middle of the night you wake up, and you think of the injuries that you subjected on this poor young man, this poor 7-year-old and that it tortures you,ai??? Lomeli said.