‘Nothing Short of Evil’: Mother, Boyfriend Sentenced in Torture Death of 8-Year-Old Gabriel Fernandez

Eight-year-old Gabriel Fernandez was routinely tortured and starved before his death in 2013

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‘Nothing Short of Evil’: Mother, Boyfriend Sentenced in Torture Death of 8-Year-Old Gabriel Fernandez

Eight-year-old Gabriel Fernandez, seen in this undated picture, died after his mother's boyfriend, Isauro Aguirre, allegedly beat and tortured the boy. The boy had only recently been returned to his mother's care despite more than 60 complaints of child abuse and eight investigations by the Department of Child and Family Services.

Eight-year-old Gabriel Fernandez, seen in this undated picture, died after his mother's boyfriend, Isauro Aguirre, allegedly beat and tortured the boy. The boy had only recently been returned to his mother's care despite more than 60 complaints of child abuse and eight investigations by the Department of Child and Family Services.

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Eight-year-old Gabriel Fernandez, seen in this undated picture, died after his mother's boyfriend, Isauro Aguirre, allegedly beat and tortured the boy. The boy had only recently been returned to his mother's care despite more than 60 complaints of child abuse and eight investigations by the Department of Child and Family Services.

Courtesy of NBC LA

Courtesy of NBC LA

Eight-year-old Gabriel Fernandez, seen in this undated picture, died after his mother's boyfriend, Isauro Aguirre, allegedly beat and tortured the boy. The boy had only recently been returned to his mother's care despite more than 60 complaints of child abuse and eight investigations by the Department of Child and Family Services.

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