Bring awarness to sex slavery in the U.S
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Justice for Carina Saunders

Bring awarness to sex slavery in the U.S

    1. catie hollingsworth
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      catie hollingsworth

      gastonia

Oklahoma teen Carina Saunders was brutally murdered as a means to frighten another woman into cooperating with a human trafficking ring, police have reported.

The 19-year-old who graduated from Mustang High School just last year was tortured, dismembered and beheaded. Parts of her body were found stuffed in a duffel bag and dumped behind a grocery store on Oct. 13. She was identified by her distinct tattoos..

Jimmy Lee Massey, 33, has been arrested on first-degree murder charges. A 20-year-old woman, whose name has not been disclosed, came forward as a witness to report she had been kidnapped by Massey and forced to watch the brutal murder in Bethany, Oklahoma, reports The Daily Mail.

Massey was already being held in Oklahoma County jail on drug charges. He has admitted to investigators that he kidnapped the 20-year-old woman and forced her to watch as others tortured and killed Saunders. He also provided details about the crime.

Both women reportedly knew Massey separately, but there is no evidence that the two women knew each other.

Police Chief Phil Cole said: "Evidence in our investigation has led us to believe that she had been expected to provide certain things to this trafficking group and that she had not been performing to their satisfaction."

"We believe there were other people there and they're now the focus of our investigation."

Another man, Francisco Gomez, was arrested in connection with the murder. As Gomez was led into the police station in handcuffs last night, he yelled to reporters "I've got nothing to do with no drugs, no murder, no nothing."

"We surrounded a possible address for Mr Gomez and he surrendered peacefully. He was booked on a trafficking charge," authorities said.

Despite the fact that she was known to run with a rough crowd and use drugs like marijuana, methamphetamine and Ecstasy, Saunders was a "random" choice for the killers, according to police.

Cole said, "Our information right now leads us to believe she was a random choice, as sad as that is. She had relationships within these loosely associated people, and I think that she was a victim of opportunity."

Oklahoma County Assistant District Attorney Scott Rowland said a judgment will be made in January.

Authorities have spoken with the young woman's family. "They are encouraged by this. They're hoping this is just one of many more that will be held to answer for their daughter's murder."

Facebook users have set up pages in remembrance of the teen, with titles like "Justice for Carina Saunders" and "Rest in Peace Carina Saunders." Carina's personal Facebook page is still up.

Emily Julum talked to News OK about Saunders. She and Saunders were in varsity choir together at Mustang High School for two years. "She was talented, she was beautiful, and she wasn't afraid to speak her mind," Julum said.

http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/272193/20111223/carina-saunders-teen-tortured-dismembered-beheaded-trafficking.htm

 

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    • Jeremiah Bright STEUBENVILLE, OH
      • over 1 year ago

      "America has turned from milk & honey to blood & tears" - Who Will Survive In America, Kanye West

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    • Jessica Peterson LAWRENCE, KS
      • over 1 year ago

      The only way this type of violence against women will stop is to bring as much awareness and consciousness to it as possible. Carina you did not die in vain, justice will be served!

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    • deidre shaffer ADAIR, OK
      • over 1 year ago

      signing this is hopes that this will never happen to my baby girl

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    • emily g STOCKTON, CA
      • over 1 year ago

      You live by the sword you die by it. Quit trying to make out like this chick was going to college to be a teacher or a nurse or something and was abducted by strangers on her way to Bible study. Please, she ran with the wrond crowd, was a METHHEAD drug addict, knew this Massey dude was bad news and CONTINUED to hand with him. Her famiily needs to quity trying to make it out like she was some innocent girl who was abducted by strangers on her way to church. I am not saying she got what she deserved by any means. However, there is some sort of personal responsibility that she should shoulder. Hopefully this will be a life lesson to all the methheads/drug addicts/prostitutes etc. to maybe change their way of life and the way they live their life so they do not end up dismembered WHILST still alive like this chick did. Sorry honey, but you should have made better choices and you would still be here.

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    • emily g STOCKTON, CA
      • over 1 year ago

      There is an old saying, "you live by the sword, you DIE by it." Seriously, this girl was stupid!!! You make it sound like she was on her way to Bilble class and was going to college to be a teacher. She was a dumb idiot methhead that ran with the wrong crowd and/or hung around people that ran with the wrong crowd. She knew Massey, they did drugs together and he did her in. I am not saying she deserved to die, especially the way she did, but for pete's sake, you kinda get

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