Indiana man gets 65-year sentence for son’s murder



An Indiana man has been sentenced to 65 years in jail for abusing his 12-year-old son and ravenous the boy to demise.

Monroe Circuit Judge Christine Talley Haseman stated Friday that nothing may justify the bodily abuse and withholding of meals and water that Luis Eduardo Posso Jr. inflicted on his younger youngster.

Before issuing her choice, Haseman detailed the brutal therapy that Eduardo Posso endured and confirmed images of the boy taken just some years aside.

By the time of his demise in 2019, Eduardo was the dimensions of a typical 4-year-old and had been punched, slapped, kicked, shocked with a canine collar and chained up by his father and stepmother, Haseman stated.

Posso’s conduct was “incomprehensible, heinous and merciless,” she stated.

Posso pleaded responsible to murder in June and prosecutors agreed to not search life in jail with out parole, together with dismissing prices of neglect, legal confinement and battery.

His spouse, Dayana Medina-Flores, pleaded responsible to murder and acquired the identical sentence in 2021 tied to her stepson’s demise.

The Herald-Times experiences that folks sentenced to the utmost 65-year jail sentence for murder in Indiana usually serve three-fourths of their sentence — about 49 years.

Posso’s legal professional, public defender Kyle Duffer, stated he’ll attraction the choose’s sentence.


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