At the point when police answered Fidel Lopez’s berserk and close to home emergency bring in September 2015, they found him crying close to the dead and eviscerated collection of Maria Nemeth. Criminal investigators at first guessed that they’d staggered on a bombed early termination endeavor. Nonetheless, they immediately excused that thought subsequent to inspecting the house.
The walls were slammed in; examiners found body tissue in the storeroom; the walls and floor spread with blood; the sliding glass entryway was broken – all signs highlighted a battle. Obviously the Dawn condo was a homicide scene, and the excellent suspect was Fidel Lopez.
Lopez and Maria Nemeth began dating after she separated from her better half of 8 years. Seven days before the occurrence, the couple had moved into another loft at Corridor Homes in Dawn, Florida.
The evening of the episode, the pair shared several margaritas and went to their condo with a jug of tequila. The loft had no furnishings, so they designed a table out of cardboard boxes.
In the wake of drinking half of the jug, Fidel flew into a brutal fury – he poked holes in the walls, broke the sliding entryways, and tore out the wardrobe entryways. He at first asserted that the couple made up and had intercourse inside the wardrobe.
Lopez said that Nemeth hurled and passed out. In his most memorable story, Lopez put the demise on brutal sex, however agents weren’t getting it.
Following long periods of prying, specialists got the genuine story. Lopez lashed out with outrage after Maria called out to her ex two times during sex. He destroyed the condo prior to directing his concentration toward Nemeth.
He embedded the two clench hands, a level iron for hair, and a brew bottle inside Nemeth, tearing her digestion tracts out. Lopez told specialists:
“She called me the name of the other fucking fellow. Furthermore, she said it two times, and she was off-base and she was mistaking me for him. By then, I fly off the handle. I get extremely distraught. In the event that I was clearheaded, perhaps I would have quite recently left the loft. Be that as it may, I was plastered.”
Fidel said he attempted to awaken Nemeth by pouring water all over, yet she was a distant memory. The frenzy set in as he smoked a cigarette outside. “I was so ridiculously anxious man,” Lopez said. “I wasn’t thinking, man. I wasn’t thinking.”
Lopez was captured and secured in the Broward Primary Prison as he anticipated preliminary. His family visited frequently, sent him cash for snacks and a radio, and facilitated his safeguard with the public protector.
Fidel let his mother know that he was worried for Maria Nemeth’s loved ones. As per records of a telephone discussion with his mother procured by The South Florida SunSentinel, Lopez said:
“Did you as of now converse with Maria’s mother and with her loved ones? They will believe that I’m a creature, that I’m a beast. I don’t know [how] the mother should feel or anything.”
Lopez let his sister know that the homicide tormented him, compelling him to utilize dozing pills: “I couldn’t rest the previous evening. How am I falling asleep? Assuming each time I shut my eyes U have that as a primary concern? The main thing I thought often about was her.”
Fidel’s mom helped him by referring to the homicide ‘a snapshot of insanity, franticness as.’ “These are assaults from Satan,” she said. “The clinicians don’t grasp it; the specialists don’t figure out it. However, whoever comprehends God understands what occurred here.”
Fidel Lopez confessed to Maria Nemeth’s homicide to stay away from capital punishment. He would have liked to get a 50-year sentence, however examiners dismissed the arrangement.
“Mr. Lopez was exceptionally repentant and as confirmed by what he did today, he assumed complete ownership, acknowledges full liability, and chose to acknowledge the request, which is life,” Safeguard lawyer Gabe Ermine said.
Lopez acknowledged a request bargain that condemned him to life detainment without the chance of parole. The understanding additionally banned him from engaging the sentence.
Fidel apologized to Maria Nemeth’s family and said thanks to the appointed authority for saving his life. “Today, I’m glad to satisfy this conviction,” Lopez said. “I realize that what I did must be paid and I concur. I will pay for the existence I took. To Maria’s family, I ask absolution.”
“I request absolution. I really want to believe that they can find it and I trust that one day they can pardon me,” he proceeded. Fidel’s mom added: “We might want to apologize. In the entire feeling of the word, we are grieved. All that has happened to them has happened to us also.”
Nemeth’s uncle, Juan Cavezudo, read the family’s proclamation, saying that main God would decide his destiny. Juan proceeded:
“On the off chance that I needed to sum up the existence of Maria, communicating in a couple of lines would be truly challenging. I simply need to let you know all that she was and will keep on being a model of warmth, exertion, tirelessness and love of mankind.”