On Friday, 50-year-old Ramon Escobar was sentenced to life with out parole in California after he admitted to killing 65-year-old uncle Rogelio Escobar and 61-year-old aunt Dina Escobar in August 2018.
Ramon Escobar appeared by Zoom from a Los Angeles County courtroom to simply accept a plea settlement. When requested to plead responsible in his aunt’s case, Ramon Escobar stated he was “very responsible”.
Detectives tracked Ramon Escobar to southern California in September 2018, the place he was arrested for a number of murders and different violent assaults in Los Angeles.
“This man was a monster that killed strangers and his relations with out pondering twice,” Ogg stated. “He strangled unsuspecting individuals to loss of life and used heavy weights on others, typically sleeping. His callous actions confirmed he by no means cared about anybody else.”
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Court docket paperwork present Ramon Escobar confessed to Los Angeles Police Division officers that he killed his uncle then killed his aunt when she went to seek out his brother.
First, Ramon Escobar killed his uncle utilizing an outdated police baton as a result of he felt disrespected. His uncle introduced Ramon Escobar and let him dwell in a home on Prudence Drive in southwest Houston.
Ogg stated Ramon Escobar’s aunt then went searching for his brother, Rogelio Escobar, in her truck.
Ramon Escobar hid below a pile of garments within the truck after which tried to strangle her from behind with a baton, Ogg stated.
The 2 wrestled to the bottom, and he pressed his knees to her chest till she stopped respiration. Her burned truck was discovered on a seaside close to Galveston. The stays of her aunt and uncle have been present in a dumpster.
After Houston Police Division detectives interviewed Escobar about his uncle’s disappearance, he fled to Santa Monica, California.
A month later, the LAPD arrested him within the killing of at the very least 4 homeless males.
He instructed detectives about all of the deaths. Particulars from that interview have been included in court docket paperwork on the homicide expenses.
Escobar was not extradited to Texas.
Assistant Harris County District Legal professional Robert Buss stated Friday’s plea settlement ensures that Ramon Escobar won’t be launched from jail in California and, if he does, will serve two life sentences in Texas, which already compelled the households of the victims to shut a number of the phrases.
“He was brutal,” Buss stated. “The household needs to see him off.”
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