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A Houston, Texas woman was sentenced to 30 years in prison for luring a man to a remote area to be attacked and killed by gang members who allegedly felt the victim disrespected them in a rap battle. Karla Jackelin Morales, 24, pleaded guilty Friday to charges related to the July 29, 2018 murder of 24-year-old Jose Alfonso Villanueva, according to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg. Morales was scheduled to go to trial in October 2021, but she jumped bail and cut her ankle monitor to escape detection and was arrested in Houston about nine months later.
“This defendant jumped bail in 2021 to escape the consequences of her actions, but she was re-arrested and, ahead of trial this week, she pleaded guilty to what she did,” Ogg said in a statement. “This was a premeditated and planned attack and now we have been able to obtain justice for the family of the victim.”
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Morales lured Villanueva to a field in Spring, Texas, where she told him they would smoke marijuana to celebrate her birthday. But Morales had brought him to the area so that five MS-13 gang members waiting there could kill him. The gang members attacked Villanueva with a machete and shot him as he tried to escape. The gang members were allegedly mad at Villanueva because he disrespected them in a rap battle. His body was found about a week after the murder.
“This woman knowingly lured an innocent man to be killed by five MS-13 gang members in the most brutal and depraved manner imaginable, sending shockwaves and fear through the entire Houston community,” the agent said. Acting Special Officer in Charge of Houston Homeland Security Investigations, Robert Kurtz. he said he in a statement. “By working in conjunction with our local law enforcement partners and the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, we were able to hold all individuals responsible for this horrific tragedy accountable and hopefully achieve closure for the family of the victim”.
Assistant District Attorney Jason Sanchez, head of the district attorney’s Organized Crime Division, prosecuted the case with Assistant District Attorney Neha Mehtaji. “This should be a warning to anyone who thinks they may want to join a gang, regardless of age, gender or anything else,” Sanchez said in a statement. “We will prosecute you for the crimes you commit.”Read More…….