A California resident was sentenced Thursday to 212 years in prison after killing his two autistic children, who drowned when he deliberately sped the 45-year-old Ali Elmezayen family car, waited until April 9, 2015 to commit his crime and expiration of the waiting period the last of many insurance policies he had purchased for his family, the Los Angeles federal prosecutor’s office said in a statement.
In the back of his vehicle were their 8 and 13 year old children, both with severe autism, who wore seat belts and drowned. Rehab Diab, Ali Elmezayen’s ex-wife who was in the front of the car, couldn’t swim And I could have drowned too if a fisherman hadn’t thrown a buoy at him.
Ali Elmezayen, for his part, had easily slipped out of the car through the window he had been careful to leave open and was swimming to the dock. Later there was raised more than $ 260,000 in compensation various insurances contracted in the event of the death of their children and invested the sum in real estate purchases in Egypt, their country of origin, as well as on a boat.
“His only regret is getting caught”
Judge John F. Walter sentenced Ali Elmezayen to the maximum penalty prescribed by law, highlighting in his trial the “diabolical schemes” and “the cruel and ruthless nature of his crimes.” “He is the ultimate impostor and liar (…) His only regret is getting caught“continued the judge, who ordered this” greedy murderer ” return the amounts charged to the insurance companies.
The prosecution is convinced that the man had long planned the murder of his children and his wife, whom they believed he abused physically and emotionally.