- A self-styled “satanist” decapitated and dissected his cellmate’s physique, the Los Angeles Instances reported.
- Jail guards famous that each inmates had been alive and effectively after doing rounds of the jail, the paper stated.
- When guards finally discovered the useless physique, the killer wore a necklace of his sufferer’s physique elements.
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A convicted killer decapitated and dissected the physique of his cellmate with out jail guards noticing, in response to a Los Angeles Instances report.
Jaime Osuna, a 31-year-old self-styled “satanist,” murdered his cellmate, Luis Romero, 44, on the morning of March 9, 2019, the paper reported.
However jail guards reported that each inmates had been alive and effectively after doing rounds of Corcoran State Jail, California, two new state paperwork seen by the Instances stated.
The paperwork accuse the California Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation of conducting an insufficient investigation into the killing and delaying disciplinary motion in opposition to the guards, in response to the paper. The division disputes the findings.
Romero’s household have additionally filed a lawsuit alleging that the division has a “veil of secrecy” surrounding the brutal homicide, the Instances reported.
“The concept that my consumer needed to sue with a purpose to get primary questions answered about her son’s loss of life is disheartening,” Justin Sterling, the legal professional for Romero’s household, instructed the paper.
Sterling additionally instructed that had guards carried out passable checks, Romero wouldn’t be useless.
The legal professional added that Romero’s homicide would have taken hours to commit, KTLA 5 reported.
When jail guards finally arrived on the cell, they discovered Osuna carrying a necklace fabricated from Romero’s physique elements, the Instances stated.
He had lower out one in every of his sufferer’s eyes, chopped off a finger, eliminated a part of his ribs, sliced out his lung, lower off his head, and used a razor-blade to nice a gash resembling a smile, in response to an post-mortem.
Osuna, who had solely grow to be Romero’s cellmate shortly earlier than the killing, was serving a life sentence for murdering and torturing a 37-year-old lady in Bakersfield, California, in 2011, the Instances stated.
In a 2017 trial for this crime, he bragged to a information reporter about his love of torturing folks, KTLA 5 reported.
Osuna has been recognized with unspecified schizophrenia spectrum, delinquent persona dysfunction, borderline persona dysfunction, and post-traumatic stress dysfunction, in response to KGET.
Legal proceedings are suspended till Osuna is dominated to be competent to face trial, the media outlet added.