August 30. 2016

 

Juanita Gomez

A woman killed her daughter by shoving a crucifix down her throat because she thought her daughter was possessed, say police.

Juanita Gomez, 50, allegedly shoved the crucifix and religious medallion down her daughter Geneva’s throat and confessed to police who had come to her Oklahoma City home Saturday afternoon on a welfare check, reports News 9.

Juanita Gomez, at court hearing, confessed to shoving a crucifix and religious medallion down her daughter’s throat until she died, say police

Geneva Gomez, 33, was found dead with head trauma, and her mother, Juanita, confessed to her murder, say cops

Gomez reportedly told cops she began suspecting her daughter was ‘possessed by the devil’ the day before, and police noted that the mother had bruises and swelling on her hands and arms.

The mother said that she pushed the religious medallion down her 33-year-old daughter’s throat until she saw blood come out, reports the outlet.

The police report states that the mother then said she placed her daughter’s body in the position of the cross and washed her.

Police responded to a welfare call at 1529 N McKinley in Oklahoma City, reports News OK, and found Geneva Gomez’s dead body with a large cross on top

Police responded to a welfare call at 1529 N McKinley in Oklahoma City, reports News OK, and found Geneva Gomez’s dead body with a large cross on top