Say What Now? Mother Found Guilty of Murder After Fatally Shoving a Crucifix Down Her Daughter's Throat

A jury in Oklahoma has convicted 51-year-old Juanita Gomez of killing Geneva Gomez, her 33-year-old daughter, by forcing a crucifix and medallion down her throat. Jurors recommended a sentence of life in prison without parole.

Juanita believed her daughter was possessed by the devil.

via AP:

Police found Geneva Gomez lying on the ground inside her mother’s Oklahoma City home with her arms spread out as if she had been crucified. A large crucifix had been placed on her chest.

Court documents indicate Juanita Gomez told police she forced a crucifix down her daughter’s throat and watched her die.

A psychologist found her competent to stand trial and said she was feigning memory problems to appear incompetent.

The only devil in that house was Juanita. Lock her up.

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