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Man arrested on suspicion of slaying his mother, putting body in freezer

Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old Maywood man on suspicion of killing his mother and stuffing her body into the freezer of his apartment. 

Moises Meraz-Espinoza had apparently walked into a Huntington Park police station Friday afternoon and told authorities there that he had killed someone and that the body was still inside an apartment in the 5600 block of Maywood Avenue. 

The coroner’s office did not release the identity of the victim, saying she is still known to them as Jane Doe. 

Homicide investigators at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which is handling the case, confirmed that dismembered body parts were found in the freezer at the suspect’s residence. But they declined to say more, pending the outcome of the investigation.


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Yeah man, you see, this is what you gotta do when your girlfrien' is keeled, you got to keel your mother too, you gots' to keel all de wemens'... den you gotta' tell the story how you was so despondent and all...
Yeah right, another gang-banging psycho. When they print a pic of this loser, don't miss the tatoos peeking out from under his new jail duds.
What is this world coming to?

he wasnt a gang-banging psycho! who ever wrote that first comment is dumb. i knew the guy and i still cant believe it. this story is horrible.

The parents bear some responsibility (moral, at least) for raising a monster and imparting the worst possible values and examples of conduct.

Parents: if you bring children into the world, don't expect society to teach them good values just because society pays for them. You need to be around your children more often to discuss ethical conduct and to display positive examples. Do your job!

Maya, then what kind of person is he then? What do you call someone who kills his own mom, cuts up her body and puts it in freezer? A nice man, an altar boy, a person with a big heart, a wonderful human being??? You tell us..

I knew him too. Well actually, I know him. Who knows what might have been going thru his head. All I know is the times I was with him, and the time I spent with him he was nothing but a Normal human being. We all have gone thru things in life that shape up who we are today. Obviously we have to see the bigger picture and there was more to hat we know he was going thru. I'm not exusing what he did; there is no excuse for what he did. But he was no Gangbanger. He was obviously disturbed. I just hope he can now live with this guilt in his head. And to the family of the victim, my most sencere and utmost respect. May she rest in piece.

Everyone that REALLY knows Moy knows that too much was going through his head. I'm not trying to justify what he did but he was seriously messes up because of drugs and drama. He needs help and I hope he gets it now where he's at. We can all say whatever we want about him but he's the one that has to live with what he's done. I knew his mom and she loved him. So much that she accepted him for who he was and the lifestyle he chose, but like any mother she worried about him all the time. That was one of the reasons they always fought. She hated the fact that he was always out late. He wasn't a gangster, but when most of us turned our backs on him he had nothing left but drugs.


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