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Saturday, May 7, 2022

Indianapolis, Indiana: Local Man Indicted In Cartel Drug Trafficking Ring Plead Guilty To Brutal Killing In 2011 But Got Out Early

"Sol Prendido" for Borderland Beat

Last week, 18 people were indicted on federal charges for drug trafficking and money laundering. Three of those people are still at large, including 31-year-old Edeer Avila. Ten years ago, he was arrested for murder but was able to get out of jail early.

In early November of 2011, court documents say Avila was found outside a home on South Pershing Avenue covered in blood. The body of Bessey Martinez-Flores was lying upstairs. Her eyes had been removed.

Bessey’s friend, Maria Ramos, told police that Avila had a psych evaluation performed at an area hospital two days prior.

During the trial, he pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter on the grounds of being mentally ill. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison but did not serve the entire time.

Attorney John Tompkins, who was not on the case, says records show Avila was out in 2020.

Prior to 2014, whatever sentence you received at the Department of Corrections, or jail, you would do one half of the time that was announced,” Tompkins explained.

Before 2014, inmates received a day off their sentence for every day that they had good behavior. In other words, his twenty years could really be ten. The statutes changed in 2014.

Avila was arrested in Martinez-Flores’s death in 2011, prior to the rule change. He sat in jail for three years accruing time served until his sentencing in 2015. As Marion County Superior Court Judge Amy Jones explains, Avila was able to be grandfathered into the old rules despite being sentenced after the rule change.

“The way the statute was written, it is based on the offense date,” said Judge Jones. “It worked in his benefit that he got the credit for the day-for-day.”

If Avila was arrested in 2011 and had his time behind bars cut to ten years for good behavior, his sentence would still go beyond his 2020 release. So how was he able to get off even earlier?

Tompkins says inmates can receive additional time off for completing certain programs or classes within the Department of Corrections.

“These are all programs that are shown to decrease the risk of repeat offending,” explained Tompkins. “Programs that are eligible for time cuts have to be approved by the Department of Corrections first. It could be trade school certifications, formal educations, an associates degree, or a bachelors degree.”

Judge Jones says court records show Avila did file motions to have his time reduced for classes he took prior to his sentencing. All of those motions were denied. In one of the denial notices, the courts indicated that any reductions would have to be awarded from the Department of Corrections.

We asked the Indiana Department of Corrections if Avila completed any classes or programs while in jail.

They say, “Information about classes taken by incarcerated individuals is private.” They are not able to release that information to us.

Fox 59


  1. Prisoners that pull the eyes off their victims have to have their rights to privacy? That is pure BS.
    White supremacist stronghold Indiana only gives breaks to good moneymaking prospects, they need to see what they did, come clean and say names, I would not be surprised if edeer avila has a big thick long dick and he used it to his advantage.
    Recently one prisoner getting a raite to his mental evaluation escaped with his 50 year old prison guard sheriff, who the hell plans this kind of shit?

    1. 1:26 usté callesijo de la chingada...pinche tamal de twinkies.
      There are still some indianans that defend decency among the white supremacist plantigrade pithecanthropussy men, you would not be found among them klansmen sponsors of Timothy McVeigh and the Oringe Orangutan known as The Unpresidented Disgrace...
      A Mike Pence and Buttigieg come to mind, Dan Quayle too, he advised Pence about election certification before the Jan 6 riots, much respect to them.

    2. Sir is handicap , accessible wifi, home all day, he got kicked out of Facebook, Reddit, also McDonald's for hanging around using up the WiFi. BB website you catch him everyday, sometimes, he replies to his own comments, he loves a guy they pick on by the name Poncho.

    3. 7:58 your chocha is running out of air, but not because I picked it, maybe it is connected to your pedorro, as some republican said a when recommending a papanicolau be done while undergoing a colonoscopy,
      they are used to their mules...

    4. For reals SIR you stay home all day, what's your secret. I am tired of working 6 days a week with $1800 rent and other bills.

    5. Great news from Indiana...
      GOP sponsored candidate wins election, while in jail for killing his cancer patient wife by hitting her on the head with a concrete flower pot, then threw her body on the side of a road.
      Please note that no liberal left wing conspirator made bad boy wilhoite do it.

  2. 6:06 you need to stop being a dumbass pendejo, shoot yourself on the side of the head, then hang yourself and stick a knife on your belly)
    and trust you don't get reincarnated in another donkey for your next life...
    Or you could declare bankruptcy save your money and try to live within your means, not like a gold bricking non essential government worker with 20 credit cards, quitting drugs helps too.

    1. Mr. Sir
      Behave be a nice gentle man.

    2. 9:11 don't mister me...or I'll send la Mencha to steal your granny panties


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