Girl 15, Faces Life Imprisonment For Killing Mum and Mum’s boyfriend
A teenage girl who allegedly confessed to the murders of her mum and mother’s boyfriend faces life in prison if convicted.
The remains of Rosie Sanchez, 38, and Anderson Nunez, 40, were discovered at their Brooklyn apartment around 8pm on Sunday.
Sanchez’s 15-year-old daughter Destiny Garcia has now been charged as an adult with two counts of second-degree murder
and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.
It is alleged that she confessed to a cousin that she killed them because her mum’s boyfriend repeatedly raped her, police said.
She allegedly later said it was her mother who was abusive, and that Nunez would not help her.
The cousin is believed to have called police, who found the decomposing bodies after conducting a welfare check, Pix11 reported.
Sanchez was found dead in a bedroom chair.Court documents show she suffered a gunshot wound to the ear and was stabbed in the chest.
The body of Nunez was discovered on the kitchen floor.He had been shot at least once in the arm and stabbed multiple times to the neck, torso and head, which caused his death, documents show.
According to the Daily News, Garcia allegedly confessed to killing the pair on December 27.
The girl reportedly went to stay with her father for a few days following the incident, before staying with her cousin.
She allegedly confessed after her cousin became concerned that she hadn’t heard from Sanchez for several days.
ABC7 reports that police are also
searching for a 15-year-old boy, who they believe provided Garcia with a gun. Garcia will find out if she is to be oindicted for murder on Friday