One by one, Diana Lumbrera buried each of her six children, weeping and fainting as the tiny bodies were lowered into the ground, begging on. Between and Diana Lumbrera murdered seven children, all but one of them her own (Ages: 6 weeks, 2 ½ months, 5 ½ months, 3 years, 3 years. 57 Followers, Following, 67 Posts – See Instagram photos and videos from Diana Lumbrera (@dlumbrera).

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Garza denies that it ever happened.

Diana was the only person who observed the various convulsive episodes, and — with the exception of Jose Lionel — all were beyond help when Diana sought medical care. Authorities say the death of Ms. Doctors there attributed Jose Antonio’s death to smothering, and a jury agreed in Lumbrrera, taking just three hours to convict Lumbrera of murder.

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On August 17,the two-year-old was pronounced dead at her mothers home, the diaa officially listed as acute heart failure due to increased taxation on a case of congenital heart disease. Diana Lumbrera knew better than that; she had been cursed by her former mother-in-law, dian said.

Dianas murder trial in Garden City opened two weeks later, with any reference to the Texas killings barred. Kansas authorities were first off the mark with a murder indictment, in Jose Antonios death.

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Jose seemed well enough that afternoon, when Diana phoned her husband to tell him the infant was dying. She is convicted of smothering one and charged in the deaths of four others. Diane Lumbrera — Lubbock, Texas, Impregnated by yet another boyfriend soon after her arrival, she delivered her third son, Jose Antonio, on February 21, Friends and family cite witchcraft.


Thirty minutes after he arrives at work, he’s called and told the child has died. She was sentenced to life in prison. Her prophecy came true shortly after 6: The cause of death was listed as “asphyxia due to smothering.

For more cases of this type, see Serial Baby-Killer Moms. Joanna was the first to die, barely three months old when Diana brought her lifeless body to the community hospital in Bovina, Texas. Links Contact Us Pay a Citation.

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Maria Antillon, 31, a close friend of Ms. The death certificates gave them no reason to be suspicious. Under the circumstances, no autopsy was required.

May 5, Date of birth: But inat age 33, she was convicted in Kansas for the suffocation death there of her 4-month-old son.

Now all the doors of question are open and the pain is rushing back in. Less than eight months later, on October 2, Diana walked into the Bovina emergency room with daughter Melissa in her arms.

According to Diana, the baby had experienced convulsions before she suddenly stopped breathing, and a pathologists report blamed Joannas death on strangulation due to asphyxiation due to convulsive disorder. Under the circumstances, no autopsy was required. Actkinson says there was no cover-up; instead, he suggested that those who issued the death reports probably did not want to think the worst. On October 8,Diana went for a drive with six-week-old Ericka Aleman, the daughter of a cousin.


Then authorities in Garden City, Kan.

Friends and family cite witchcraft. So the doctors look for another way to explain it. Each of the children died before his or her 5th birthday, and doctors ascribed each death to natural causes. InDiana pulled up stakes and moved to Garden City, Kansas. He lumbtera already dead when Diana carried him into a hospital emergency room on May 1, but this time her luck, like Jose, had run out.

Their marriage was troubled almost from the start, but the quarreling Garzas made up frequently enough to produce three children in as many years.

She said if you believe in the curanderos they will get to you. But now I just want the truth.

Antillon, a resident of Bovina. The cause of death was listed as “asphyxia due to smothering. A few weeks later, Texas Rangers flew Diana back to Palmer County, where she faced three counts of murder, with a possible death sentence under a new serial-murder statute. Unfortunately, while Diana was adept at bearing lumbera, she had no luck at keeping them alive.