'Monsters': Bail Set at $10M for Illegal Immigrant Who Allegedly Murdered 12-Year-Old Jocelyn Nungaray

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We brought you the heartbreaking story of 12-year-old Jocelyn Nungaray, the Texas girl who was allegedly strangled to death and left in a bayou by two Venezuelan illegal aliens earlier this month.

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One of the suspects had his bail set at $10 million on Monday, and Nungaray’s mom is speaking out.

Franklin Jose Pena Ramos, 26, and Johan Jose Rangel Martinez, 21, have each been charged with capital murder. Pena Ramos, who appeared Monday at Harris County Criminal Court, was determined by Judge Josh Hill to be a flight risk and was told that if he posts bail, he must wear a GPS monitor and remain under house arrest, among other restrictions.  

"She had such a bright future ahead of her and I knew she was going to go very far. And these monsters took that opportunity from her, from our family of watching her," Nungaray’s mother Alexis told reporters following the hearing. 


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As RedState’s Sister Toldjah reported, both suspects were in the country due to Biden’s disastrous open border policies:

Jocelyn’s devastated mother’s words bring tears to the eyes:

"I just want people to remember, I know this is very high-profile case, but she was still my first born. I was a teen mom, I fought for her at 15. I’m 27 now, I'm still fighting for her," she continued. "Just remember that she was a very special little girl that deserves her justice and I know she is going to make a difference in this world for all children and now it’s my job to make sure it continues to happen."

"I still see her face in the back of my head every day, all day. I keep getting little signs about her throughout the days," she also said. "It’s been a very, very hard time for me and my family but the amount of support I’ve been getting from everybody, it’s from the bottom of my heart so appreciated." 

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The blame for this tragedy—like the murders of nursing student Laken Riley and mother of five Rachel Morin at the hands of illegal immigrants—lies squarely at the feet of President Joe Biden, whose reckless dereliction of duty led directly to these horrible outcomes. I hope Donald Trump makes him answer for it Thursday night at the first 2024 presidential debate and that he is thoroughly exposed for what he has allowed to happen under his watch.

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