Where is Sandra Cantu buried?

Tracy Mausoleum, CA
Sandra Cantu/Place of burial

What happened Sandra Cantu?

Former Sunday school teacher gets life without parole for killing Sandra Cantu. Quoting the pathologist’s report, prosecutor Tom Testa said Sandra had been strangled with a torn piece of cloth that had been knotted into “a noose.” He said the cause of death was “homicidal asphyxiation.”

Was Sandra Cantu found?

Sandra Renee Cantu (March 8, 2001 – March 27, 2009) was an American girl who gained national attention after she disappeared from Tracy, California, on March 27, 2009….Murder of Sandra Cantu.

Sandra Cantu
Body discovered San Joaquin County, California, U.S.
Resting place Tracy, California, U.S.
Known for Murder victim

Who killed Sandra Cantu?

Melissa Huckaby
Melissa Huckaby, 29, admitted she killed Sandra Cantu in April 2009 before the girl’s tiny corpse was found stuffed in a suitcase in an irrigation ditch near her Tracy, Calif., home.

How old was Sandra Cantu?

8 years (2001–2009)
Sandra Cantu/Age at death

Who killed Sandra Cantu and why?

What happened to Melissa Huckaby’s daughter?

Sandra disappeared March 27, and after a massive search, her body was found April 6 stuffed inside a suitcase floating in an irrigation pond a few miles from her home. So far, police have not said how or why they think Sandra was killed. Melissa Huckaby had been in trouble with the law before the murder charge.

Where is Melissa Huckaby today?

In a plea deal in June 2010, Huckaby avoided the death penalty and confessed to the murder. She is serving a life sentence in prison.

What happened Melissa Lucio?

BROWNSVILLE – Melissa Elizabeth Lucio was formally sentenced to death by lethal injection in the 13th Judicial District Court, according to a Cameron county District Attorney’s Office release. Lucio, 40, of Harlingen was found guilty of capital murder for the death of her 21/2-year-old daughter, Mariah Alvarez.

Why is Melissa on death row?

Melissa Lucio has spent over a decade on death row for the alleged murder of her two-year-old daughter, Mariah. In 2008, Lucio became the first Latina woman sentenced to death in Texas.

Did Melissa Lucio murder her daughter?

What did Melissa Lucio do to her daughter?

At Lucio’s trial, the prosecution alleged that she had physically abused her daughter, Mariah, over a period of time and that the child had been beaten to death by her mother.