Gabriel Fernandez's Mother, Serving Life In Prison For His Murder, Petitions For New SentencePearl Sinthia Fernandez alleges in the petition that she could not now be convicted of first-degree murder or second-degree murder because of recent changes made in state law.
Family of Gabriel Fernandez Holds Ceremony To Honor HimThe family of Gabriel Fernandez released butterflies nearly eight years after his death, caused by child abuse. Saturday would’ve been his 16th birthday.
Judge Dismisses Charges Against LA County Social Workers In Death Of Gabriel FernandezChild abuse and other charges against four L.A. County social workers accused in the death of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez were dismissed Thursday.
Appeals Court Throws Out Criminal Charges Against 4 Social Workers In Torture, Murder Of Gabriel FernandezIn a 2-1 opinion, the three-justice panel concluded there was no probable cause to hold the two social workers and their supervisors on the charges.
Family Of Murdered Lancaster Boy Anthony Avalos Files $50M Suit Against LA CountyAt the time of Avalos' death, DCFS admitted to CBS2 that it had been aware of abuse allegations at his home for several years, where up to seven children were living.
Photo Of Teachers Holding Noose Possibly Linked To Murder Of 8-Year-Old Gabriel FernandezAccording to the district, one theory is that the photo was snapped on the anniversary of the conviction of Gabriel Fernandez's mother and her boyfriend.
LA County, Abusers To Pay Teen Girl Over $45M In Sexual Abuse CaseA jury Thursday found in favor of an El Monte girl whose lawsuit alleged two social workers with DCFS suspected she was being molested but didn't notify the county.
Panhandler Caught Using Photo Of Boy Tortured To Death To Raise Money For Fake FuneralA man seen in La Puente holding a sign asking for donations for the funeral of Jose Mendoza, who supposedly died of leukemia, used a photo of Gabriel Fernandez, the Palmdale boy tortured to death at the hands of his mother and her boyfriend in 2013.
Family, Teachers Protest Alleged DCFS Inaction Following Death Of 2nd Abused BoyDCFS claims it received more than a dozen calls about the suspected abuse of 10-year-old Anthony Avalos of Lancaster. The boy died in June from a head injury, and now his mother and her boyfriend are in custody accused of murder and torture.
Gabriel Fernandez Murder: Mother, Boyfriend Sentenced For Torture, Murder"Gabriel had unconditional love for you, and you took advantage of that," a relative said before the former couple was sentenced.
Mother Of Gabriel Fernandez Pleads Guilty In Son's Torture-KillingHer boyfriend was convicted of murder last year in Gabriel Fernandez’s killing. A jury recommended the death penalty for him.
Jury Recommends Palmdale Man Be Sentenced To Death In Gabriel Fernandez Torture-Killing A jury recommended Wednesday that a Palmdale man be sentenced to death for the torture-murder of his girlfriend's 8-year-old son, who was repeatedly shot with a BB gun, beaten and forced to sleep in a small cabinet with his hands and feet bound and his mouth gagged.
Jury Deliberating Fate Of Palmdale Man Convicted In Murder Of 8-Year-OldJurors will decide if Isauro Aguirre should receive death or life in prison without parole for the murder of Gabriel Fernandez.
Jury Deliberations Begin In Torture Killing Of 8-Year-Old Palmdale BoyIsauro Aguirre is charged with the murder of his girlfriend’s son. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.
Closing Arguments Begin In Murder Trial Of Gabriel FernandezIsauro Aguirre, the boy’s mother’s boyfriend, is charged with the torture-murder of 8-year-old Gabriel, whose death led to criminal charges against two former social workers and two of their supervisors.