Posted: Aug 25, 2010 8:42 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The Lafourche Parish District Attorney's
Office will seek the death penalty against four men accused of
raping and killing a Cut Off woman earlier this year.
21-year-old Esdras Garcia, 28-year-old
Luis Nava, 24-year-old Jose Moreno and 20-year-old Gonzalo Cortes
are accused of repeatedly raping and then killing 33-year-old
Angela Lau a after meeting her at a bar on May 8.
Hours later, authorities found the woman's body in a wooded area
off La. Highway 3235 in Golden Meadow. An autopsy showed she died
On July 6, Garcia, Nava, Moreno and Cortes entered not guilty
pleas to charges of first-degree murder and aggravated rape.
No trial date has been set.