This week, a Texas truck driver was given a life sentence for killing his wife and her boyfriend after catching her cheating on him with a hidden camera.
In 2018, Jordy Husein Suljanovic, 46, killed his wife, Adriana Perez, 41, and her boyfriend, Omar Santamaria-Ruiz, 33. The Harris County District Attorney’s Office told KTRK-TV that Jordy Husein Suljanovic was given a life sentence without the chance of parole for the murders. After an eight-day trial, he was found guilty of capital murder on Tuesday.
Suljanovic shot and killed Perez and Santamaria-Ruiz on October 2, 2018, after he caught them having sexual relations in real-time on a “secret” camera he had set up in their Houston home. Investigators say that the truck driver found out about the sleazy recording while he was away from home on a long-haul job. Prosecutors say that Suljanovic went back to his house and shot and killed Perez and Santamaria-Ruiz in the closet of the master bedroom.
He Killed Them Both In the Night
Prosecutors said in a statement this week, “When he saw his 41-year-old wife and her 33-year-old lover at the house, he went back home and killed them both, waking up their children in the middle of the night with gunshots.”
Officials say that Suljanovic later asked his son and accomplice, Jordy Suljanovic Jr., to help get rid of the bodies of both Santamaria-Ruiz and Suljanovic’s mother. After killing two people, the two went to Louisiana, where they dumped the bodies. The body of Santamaria-Ruiz was dumped in the woods near Natchitoches. Police say that Suljanovic Jr. told them he dumped Perez’s body in the Atchafalaya River near Baton Rouge.
The tweet below confirms the news:
Authorities said Jordy Husein Suljanovic caught his wife and lover on a secret camera. After their murders, Suljanovic and his son dumped the bodies in Louisiana before fleeing. https://t.co/BlPNzDwTsd
— ABC13 Houston (@abc13houston) March 16, 2023
Suljanovic Jr. admitted in 2022 that he had changed evidence in the case. He got five years in prison for his part in the horrible murders.
After the murders, Suljanovic, who had once been a refugee, tried to run away with his family to Mexico City. When he found out he was being charged with murder, he went back to Bosnia. KTRK-TV says that he was arrested in London and then sent back to Texas to face charges.
Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said, “This man killed two people, including the mother of his children, and then tried to leave the country to avoid responsibility.” “We know that domestic violence can lead to murder, which is why it is so important to get justice for the victims in cases like this.”
Before his wife was killed, Suljanovic had a long history of abusing his dead wife, the prosecutors said.
“He had hurt her with his words and his body. And because she was born and raised in Mexico, she didn’t have her own citizenship and probably didn’t feel like she could leave “FOX 26 Houston said that Assistant District Attorney Lauren Bard said.
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