Shazer Fernando Limas Pleads Not Guilty to Stabbing His Young Family to Death

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Shazer Fernando Limas, who is accused of stabbing his girlfriend and their two children to death in Orange on April 13, pleaded not guilty at his continued arraignment today.

But a question remains:

Where are the boys?

The Orange County District Attorney's office previously released this timeline:

On April 14, 2012, Limas is accused of stabbing and murdering his girlfriend 31-year-old Arlet Hernandez Contreras and her sons, 2-year-old Fernando L. and 4-month-old Emmanuel L. at an Orange apartment they occupied in the 3000 block of West Chapman Avenue.

On April 15, 2012, Limas is accused of going to Long Beach Memorial Hospital for surgery on a cut to his hand.

On April 24, 2012, Limas is accused of buying a sundry of supplies at a Home Depot. He is accused of moving out of the apartment.

On April 25, 2012, Limas is accused of disposing of victim Contreras' body, which was found in the City of La Puente by County workers with multiple stab wounds that same day. Her body was found on the street in the gutter.

On April 28, 2012, Limas is accused of turning in his keys and a letter of notice to vacate to the apartment management.

On May 3, 2012, Orange Police Department (OPD) was contacted by apartment management about blood found in Limas' vacant apartment. Later that day, at approximately 6:30 p.m., OPD located Limas driving a Nissan 350Z in Santa Ana. Limas is accused of leading police on a high-speed pursuit going south of the Interstate 405 to Interstate 5. The California Highway Patrol took over the pursuit approximately 15 minutes into the pursuit. Limas was detained when his vehicle was disabled by a spike strip and he was arrested at 7:30 pm.

On May 4, 2012, OPD contacted various County Coroners' Offices and found Contreras' body at the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office.

Limas, 31, is being held without bail on suspicion of three counts of special circumstances murder with sentencing enhancements for multiple murders and the personal use of a deadly weapon that could make him eligible for the death penalty.

Arlet Hernandez Contreras, Fernando and Emmanuel Limas, OC Homicides Nos. 12, 13, 14: Shazer Fernando Limas May Face Death Penalty

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You call this news McCracker, every cockroach and dirt bag are killed for stupid reason especially killing their own race. Please spare me, he should be shot without a trial and treated as an animal. At the same time, we the taxpayers save money. 


Gustavo's people are at it again!!!

BillxT topcommenter

Another little boy that didn't learn the meaning of no and that it's not all about him.


There is no reason we can't have the story on one page.  


Please OCWeekly.   Fix this,  people are tired and not coming back! 

BillxT topcommenter


 Really? You're not going to come back because the stories are now often split into multiple pages? Personally it's pretty far down into my "oh well" category.

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