Christian terror: A Christian zealot in Washington state is under arrest after confessing to beheading his girlfriend because she refused to repent.
Timothy Paul Hernandez, 32, of Mount Vernon, Washington, has been charged with first-degree murder for killing his girlfriend, Vanessa Cons.
Cons, 27, was found beheaded in a Mount Vernon bedroom with multiple stab wounds to her back and head, court documents state.
Hernandez told police that he “had spoken with God,” and God told him to “strike down” his girlfriend because she refused to repent..
Police investigators wrote the following in the official charging documents:
Timothy advised that he had spoken with God, who told him to strike down his girlfriend … because she did not repent. Timothy stated that he struck her down, and caused for her head to be removed from her body.
Each of the verses that were quoted had passages in them that spoke about women who did not follow God’s word, so God stuck them down.
Police investigator said Hernandez quoted two Bible verses to them, including a passage from the Book of Revelations, according to the charging documents obtained by kiro7.
Making the episode even more tragic, investigators report the couple’s 3-year-old daughter witnessed the brutal death of her mother.
Police report Cons was found beheaded in a Mount Vernon bedroom belonging to the parents of Hernandez. Seattle PI reports:
When 32-year-old Timothy Hernandez’s parents arrived at their Mount Vernon home after church Sunday afternoon, they found his girlfriend on the ground, with her head removed from her body and placed on the back of her torso, according to Mount Vernon police reports.
Police report that after confessing to his crime Hernandez told investigators he was not crazy, and stated that a crazy person would not tell the truth.
Hernandez is currently in jail, and his bail is set at $1 million. He is scheduled to be arraigned Sept. 6.
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Hernandez pleads not guilty to murder.
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Hernandez was found guilty of second-degree murder and sentenced to 20 years and four months.