By: Savannah Smith | 07-13-2018 | News
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Los Angeles - Off-Duty Officer Puts Loaded Gun In An 8-Year-Old Child’s Bag

An off-duty sheriff’s deputy was accused of placing a loaded gun in the backpack of an 8-year-old child.

Authorities said Manuel Murillo, a deputy with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, allegedly placed a firearm in the backpack of the child on April 11 before dropping the child off with a caretaker.

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The 37-year-old Murillo is related to the child, but the authorities did not provide details how they are related.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Off-duty L.A. County sheriff’s deputy charged with placing gun in 8-year-old child’s backpack before sending them to caretaker: DA’s office <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; KTLA (@KTLA) <a href="">July 12, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The Orange County District Attorney’s Office said that that the caretaker discovered the shocking gun on the child’s backpack after about 25 minutes. The said caretaker then immediately reported the incident to the Fullerton Police Department.

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Murillo was charged in June with three misdemeanor accounts, including child endangerment and second-and third- degree criminal storage of a firearm.

It is not clear what Murillo’s motivation was for putting a loaded gun in an innocent child’s backpack.

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The Ontario native faces a maximum sentence of one year in county jail if convicted as charged.

His pretrial hearing is scheduled for August 23.

Social media users also questioned why Murillo did what he did, the part of the story that has not been clarified yet even by authorities.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">One question, why did he put the gun into the backpack?</p>&mdash; Nanya Business (@NanyaBusiness6) <a href="">July 13, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Oh, this is beyond stupid. And there&#39;s got to be something missing from the story. There are good cops out there, this doesn&#39;t appear to be one of them</p>&mdash; Penny Taylor (@GhostWritingUSA) <a href="">July 12, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Anonymous No. 31162 2018-07-13 : 16:38

He is from CA that's his motivation… completely detached from reality!

Tab No. 31197 2018-07-14 : 01:07

—It is not clear what Murillo’s motivation was—

he's going to have to plead temporary insanity.

Anonymous No. 31236 2018-07-14 : 12:48


"When Murillo couldn’t find his gun and badge he quickly called his EX WIFE and said he thinks he mixed up the bags, and she found it."

HUMMMMMM!!!! Does he have EX-WIFE Issues maybe?

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