Demi Mishel Muniz: Immigrant Smuggler Left Diabetic to Die in Ditch

Categories: Crime, Immigration

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A cold business
The U.S. Attorney's Office has charged two people with conspiring to transport and harbor illegal aliens, but their case is more serious than that.

Prosecutors say Demi Mishel Muniz, 33, and Luis Aceituno, 26, were tranporting illegal immigrants in a van from Houston to Los Angeles when one of the illegals began getting sick.

Muniz called the man's wife -- at first, to make sure she had deposited $650 in Muniz's account, and later, to say he was getting sick.

The woman said he was diabetic and needed insulin. Muniz instead told her they were dropping him off near Amarillo.

"Muniz allegedly stated that she could not help him because she had other people in the van and needed to keep moving," prosecutors say.

The man's body was found in a ditch near the small Panhandle town of Vega.

"According to an autopsy report, the alien died from lobar pneumonia and would have survived had he received timely medical treatment," prosecutors said.

On the plus side, Muniz told the wife she did not need to deposit the $650 because they were dropping her husband off short of the agreed destination.

If convicted, each defendant faces up to life in prison and a $250,000 fine.


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bigc
bigc

God doing the government job 1 criminal at a time.

H_e_x
H_e_x

http://www.facebook.com/people... is Alexander Khanukhov and why the fuck does he like this comment?

Dartfrog37
Dartfrog37

Wow a bunch of jerks reading this today. Seems to me their jelouse you have a job connelly. Just imagine what their wives go through.

WHY are you still there?
WHY are you still there?

Hey Connelly, how many times do you have to be told? "Illegal" is not a noun, asshole.

Wyatt
Wyatt

Elegantly argued! You should inflict some of that not-at-all-irritating rage on Bill Keller.

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