A California resident has been sentenced to 212 years in prison for killing his two autistic sons who drowned after deliberately throwing a family car in a Los Angeles harbor into a Los Angeles harbor in an attempt to touch insurance money.
Ali Elmezain, 45, committed his crime on April 9, 2015 and the waiting period for the last of several insurance policies he has taken out for his family is over, the prosecutor’s office said in a statement. Federal of Los Angeles.
His boys, aged 8 and 13, with severe autism in the back of his vehicle, drowned wearing seat belts.
Raba Diab, the ex-wife of Ali Elmezain, who was in front of the car, could not swim and could have drowned even if a fisherman threw a boo at her.
Ali Elmezain, for his part, slipped lightly out of the car through the window, he took care to keep it open and swam to the quay.
He later collected more than 26 260,000 in compensation from various insurance policies taken when his children died and invested this amount in real estate purchases in Egypt, his country of origin, as well as on a boat.
Judge John F. Walter Ali sentenced Elmezaine to the maximum sentence prescribed by law, emphasizing in his judgment “outrageous schemes” and “the vicious and cruel nature of his crimes.”
“His only regret is that he was caught being the ultimate cheater and liar (…),” the judge continued, ordering the insurance companies to refund the sums charged by this “greedy killer”.
He said the prosecutor’s services had long been prepared to kill his children and his wife, and that he was being physically and mentally abused.
From July 2012 to March 2013, Ali Elmezaine took out insurance for his family life from eight different companies, totaling more than three million dollars. He paid a premium of 000 6,000 per year, but declared an annual income of less than $ 30,000 to the tax authorities.