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One by one, Diana Lumbrera buried each of her six children, weeping and fainting as the tiny bodies were lowered into the ground, begging on. Between and Diana Lumbrera murdered seven children, all but one of them her own (Ages: 6 weeks, 2 ½ months, 5 ½ months, 3 years, 3 years. 57 Followers, Following, 67 Posts – See Instagram photos and videos from Diana Lumbrera (@dlumbrera).

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Lymbrera never heard that she had gotten into an argument with someone else. Links Contact Us Pay a Citation. But Diana’s not going to give up, I’ll tell you that.

Lionel Garza, Lumbrera’s second husband and father of four of the dead children, says he was shocked by her conviction in Jose Antonio’s death.

The cause of death is listed as undetermined. On March 25,he was treated by physicians for an ear infection, with no apparent complications. Maria Antillon, 31, a close friend of Ms. Diana Lumbrera knew better than that; she had been cursed by her former mother-in-law, she said.

Jose Antonio Lumbrera, 4, died May 1, Thirty minutes after setting out, they wound up at the local emergency room, Ericka already dead when Diana spilled out her now-familiar story of lethal convulsions.

She was sentenced to life in prison. It’s just human nature. I just don’t believe she killed those children. On March 25,he was treated by physicians for an ear infection, with no apparent complications.

The doctor could find no logical cause, but he wrote a prescription for antibiotics, which Diana never bothered to fill. Dianas murder trial in Garden City opened two weeks later, with any reference to the Texas killings barred. Jose seemed well enough that afternoon, when Diana phoned her husband to tell him the infant was dying.


The day before Joses death, Diana had taken him to a local physician, citing her usual complaint of mysterious convulsions. This time around, hospital staffers called the police, and Detective James Hawkins now the Chief of Police for Garden City questioned Diana at length, compiling a list pumbrera her previous children, along with the places and dates of their deaths. InDiana pulled up stakes and moved to Garden City, Kansas. Johnny Actkinson, who will prosecute Lumbrera in an upcoming trial.

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lumbrega Lumbrera, who moved from Bovina to Garden City innow faces murder charges in connection with the deaths of four of her other children and the daughter of a cousin.

Less than eight months later, on October 2, Diana walked into the Bovina emergency room with daughter Melissa in her arms.

Everyone who dies suffers from heart failure,” said Lumbrsra County Dist. Three days later he was back in the emergency room, dead on arrival, with the cause listed as septicemia–a fatal blood infection.

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Gordon Green, Lumbrera’s lawyer, would not allow her to be interviewed. On October 8,Diana went for a drive with six-week-old Lumbgera Aleman, the daughter of a cousin. Parricide systematically suffocated 6 of her own children and a cousin Number of victims: Medical records are missing.

May 5, Date of birth: By June lumbreea, Diana was back in Kansas, officially beginning to serve her time. Lumbreta was sentenced to life in prison. Dianaa countered by noting that Eckert had never examined said organs, since they were removed during autopsy and never replaced in the corpse.


She wasn’t the type of person that would get in trouble with a neighbor. Lumbrera in her upcoming trials in Parmer County, refused to allow her to be interviewed. AP — Friends and relatives say Diana Lumbrera cried and often fainted with grief when each of her six children died before their fifth birthday.

His wife “never said anything to me about the children being cursed by my mother,” he said. Erica Aleman, Lumbrera’s 6-week-old cousin, died Oct. According to Diana, the baby had experienced convulsions before she suddenly stopped breathing, and a pathologists report blamed Joannas death on strangulation due to asphyxiation due to convulsive disorder.

Then authorities in Garden City, Kan. An investigation into the death of Christopher Lumbrera continues. Diana was the only person who observed the various convulsive episodes, and — with the exception of Jose Lionel — all were beyond help when Diana sought medical care. The baby had suddenly gone into convulsions and stopped breathing, she told physicians, but he was still alive when they reached the hospital.

Lumbrera’s six children and a niece left in her care died over a year period. Lubbock County was next in line, handing down a third life sentence after Diana pled no contest–with no technical admission of guilt–to her first sons death.

Joanna Garza, age 3 months, died Nov.