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 John Rubio and Angela Camacho

Friday July 30, 2010
John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
John Allen Rubio A jury Thursday sentenced a Brownsville man to die for killing and beheading three young children he was raising with their mother.

Rubio and his wife told police they thought the children were possessed and butchered them in an attempt to rid the demons.

Thursday July 29, 2010
John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
John Allen Rubio A jury that already rejected an insanity defense and convicted a south Texas man of beheading his common-law wife’s three children will next decide whether he will get the death penalty or spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Rubio said he believed the children were possessed and tried to smother and stab them before ultimately decapitating them.

Monday July 26, 2010
John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
John Allen Rubio A South Texas man accused of beheading his common-law wife’s three children was found guilty of capital murder Monday at his second trial.

A state appeals court had overturned John Allen Rubio’s previous conviction and death sentence in 2007, saying the children’s mother had wrongly been allowed to testify. A second jury deliberated for about three hours before convicting him again.

Thursday September 10, 2009
John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
John Allen Rubio Rubio, 29, is accused of murdering his three children in Brownsville on March 11, 2003. The children were smothered, stabbed and mutilated, according to investigators.

After Rubio and his wife were arrested, the couple told police they thought Julisa Angela Quezada, 3, John Esthefan Rubio, 1, and Mary Jane, 2 months, were possessed.

Friday July 1, 2005
John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
BROWNSVILLE -- A woman pleaded guilty to three counts of capital murder today in the decapitation deaths of her three young children, getting three concurrent life prison sentences instead of the death penalty.

Friday May 7, 2004
John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- Her lawyers say a Texas woman accused in the grisly deaths of her three young children is now competent to stand trial.

Saturday February 28, 2004
John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
BROWNSVILLE Angela Camacho has been slated for a competency trial on May 3 to determine if she is mentally fit to answer for the stabbing and beheading of her three children in a filth-ridden downtown apartment.

Monday November 10, 2003
John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
Man convicted of murdering three children sentenced to death requesting execution

Friday November 7, 2003
John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - A man who confessed to suffocating, stabbing and beheading his common-law wife's three young children was convicted on three counts of capital murder Thursday.

Thursday October 30, 2003
John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
Psychiatrist: Suspect grew up surrounded by superstition, dysfunction

John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
BROWNSVILLE John Allen Rubio exhibits symptoms of paranoid schizophrenia and by legal definition was insane when he killed his three small children in March, a psychiatrist testified Wednesday.

John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
BROWNSVILLE It was financial desperation, not insanity, that led to the suffocation, stabbing and decapitations of three small children, their mother told police.

John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
BROWNSVILLE Angela Camacho helped kill her three cursed children, but at her common-law husband's suggestion, according to the first of two written confession made to police and presented in court today.

Sunday September 7, 2003
John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - A judge on Wednesday rejected a motion to exclude a confession by John Allen Rubio, 22, who with his common-law wife is accused of capital murder in the deaths of their three young children in March.

Saturday May 24, 2003
John Rubio and Angela Camacho:
Associated Press, May 22, 2003

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