Pearl Fernandez Bio – Wiki
Pearl Fernandez was born on 29 August 1983, and from the USA. She and her Boyfriend Isauro Aguirre were charged with the murder of Pearl’s son, Gabriel Fernandez.
Gabriel Fernandez was 8 years old and he was killed in May 2013 after he was beaten, tortured and starved by his mother Pearl Sinthia Fernandez and her boyfriend Isauro Aguirre, allegedly because Aguirre believed the young boy was gay.
Gabriel Fernandez Was Killed in 2013
In 2013, he was found dead after repeated abuse by his mother and her Boyfriend. In the New Netflix show, the details of Gabriel’s torture and death are hard to bear and viewers may struggle with certain parts of the mini-series.
The boy during the eight months that Gabriel was in his mother’s care and during that time he was constantly abused and even Cigarettes were put out on him, he was shot in the face with a BB gun, and he was made to eat cat litter and feces.
The Netflix docu-series reveal that Pearl Fernandez didn’t want to raise Gabriel and left him in the hospital when he was born and during that time she was just 23 years and already had two older children, Ezequiel and Virginia.
Pearl Fernandez And Her Boyfriend Arrested
Pearl Fernandez and her boyfriend were charged with the murder of Pearl’s son, Gabriel Fernandez. After suffering months of abuse and torture at the hands of Pearl and her boyfriend, the 8-year-old boy was brought to the hospital on 22 May 2013, where he was pronounced brain dead and died of his injuries two days later.
Gabriel died after following months of terrible abuse and torture at the hands of his mother and her boyfriend, Isauro Aguirre. Pearl Fernandez pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and to murder involving torture. She accepted a plea bargain that would give her life in prison and spare her the death penalty instead of going to trial.
On 7 June 2018, after victim impact statements were read, the LA Times reported that Fernandez, then 34 years old, was sentenced to life in prison without parole by Superior Court Judge George G. Lomeli. He said that this abuse was “horrendous, inhumane and nothing short of evil.”
During her sentencing hearing, Fernandez read a letter of apology, which has been transcribed by the LA Times: “I want to say I’m sorry to my family for what I did,” she said. “I wish Gabriel was alive. Every day I wish that I’d made better choices. I’m sorry to my children, and I want them to know that I love them.”
She is now in Chowchilla State Women’s Prison in California for the remainder of her sentence.