Angela Flores, 38, was arrested Sunday after her children – a 12-year-old girl and two 8-year-old twin boys – were found dead inside a home in the West Hills neighborhood around 8 上午. 星期日. She is charged with three murder counts and remains in jail on $ 6 百万保释金.
The teen suspect was arrested on one murder count and is being held in juvenile hall, the Los Angeles Police Department said Monday. Flores admitted to the killings, 警察说. She reportedly has seven children, with the others living with their father out of state, Fox Los Angeles 已报告.
The Facebook page belonging to Flores shows her last post on May 1 of an image of a sign that reads: “Evangelist: Noun… ‘A person who seeks to convert others especially by public preaching.’ A zealous advocate of a cause.” No photos of her children could be found and no information was posted about her family life.
Previous posts reveal Flores created a handful of charity fundraisers. The most recent was an October 2021 fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
“For my birthday this year, I’m asking for donations to American Cancer Society,” 她写了. “I’ve chosen this nonprofit because their mission means a lot to me, and I hope you’ll consider contributing as a way to celebrate with me. Every little bit will help me reach my goal.”
She appeared to only raise $ 60 out of her $ 200 目标. 即使是这样, the American Cancer Society gave her a “礼物” for her efforts.
“安吉拉, thanks again for supporting The American Cancer Society,” the charity wrote. “We are reaching back out to remind you to connect with us! We’d still love to offer you a gift as a thank you for fundraising. Tap this link to claim it.”
三月 2014, Flores also created a bracelet fundraiser to raise money for the family of Devin Fossett, a 12-year-old boy who drowned in an ice-covered lake in Odessa, 密苏里州. It was unclear if she knew the Fossett family.
“Bracelets will be sold for $ 5 每 (cash only) to raise money to aide in the final expenses of Devin Fossett,” the post said. “He tragically passed away on March 3rd 2014 在...的年龄 12 after falling through the ice of a local Odessa lake.”
Other online activity includes an invitation written in Spanish to a birthday party at a ranch in Bucyrus, Kansas in October 2018. On her Facebook page, Flores describes herself as a “digital creator” and was a member of a private group for a construction firm.
No details were posted about the death of her children but some users have left comments calling her “EVIL!!” 和一个 “sick woman.”
Authorities have not disclosed a motive for the slayings and the children’s cause of death has not been revealed. A neighbor told the Daily Mail that Flores was heard screaming “my family is abusing me” the night before the slayings were discovered.
When paramedics arrived at the scene, they put Flores on a stretcher and she allegedly tried to free herself and yelled “where’s my Bible? where’s my Bible?” 据新闻媒体报道.
The children were found slain the next morning. A neighbor told KTLA-TV that Flores and her family moved into their home three months ago and that shouting could be heard coming from inside the residence sometimes.