Angela Flores, the, created her 1st court appearance these days, concealed at the rear of a shut door in the courtroom wherever only the judge could see her.
Only Flores’s lawyer could be observed in the Van Nuys courtroom Wednesday when he asked for her arraignment on 3 counts of murder to be be delayed right up until August.
The decide then spoke to Flores by way of an open up window as she remained hidden in a hallway. Her voice could hardly be heard through those people temporary two minutes.
Above the previous 12 months and a fifty percent, Flores was active on social media, uploading photographs and on Facebook, submitting about her existence in a non-public Facebook group called LA Mommies.
Just one of her 1st posts to that website page was on July 20, 2021. It read through:
“Hi there, my name is Angela and I moved in this article 6 months in the past from Kansas Metropolis. I am a mother of 6 and I’m at the moment going through breast most cancers therapies. I do the job in the true estate area and currently work from property. I am lively but by yourself (aside from my kiddos) and I am wanting for some friends for climbing, Korean spa, lunch, seashore, and many others. I have 4 young children however in home 16, 11 (only girl) 9, and 7. I reside in the Downey place, but I generate all about. Let’s be pals.”
Law enforcement claimed Flores admitted to killing her 12-12 months-old daughter Natalie Flores, her 10-year-aged son Kevin Yanez, and her youngest son, 8-calendar year-outdated Nathan Yanez someday over the weekend with aid from her 16-12 months-previous son.
“I was shocked when I heard this. I was entirely shocked. I even now can not think what happened,” mentioned Dr. Ariel Ourian, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon.
It was as a result of Facebook that she linked with Ourian.
“I do professional bono breast reconstruction for breast most cancers sufferers and she reached out to me for assistance and I available products and services to aid her,” he advised CBSLA.
Dr. Ourian could not remark on no matter whether or not Flores was at any time his affected person due to client confidentiality, but talked about his 1st impression of Flores.
“She seemed like a sweet lady, but I failed to see just about anything else that would alarm me,” he reported.
Flores received messages of assist from other moms, a person composing, “Sorry about what you are likely through…”
1 mother shared with CBSLA a personal discussion she experienced with Flores on Fb about their kids’ pursuits. Flores wrote, “My 2 youngest boys participate in competitive football, my daughter desires to do gymnastics, and my 15 year previous Kung fu.”
There is also a publish from Flores that similar month that displays empty going bins around the time when she and her 4 children started renting the residence on Victory Boulevard in West Hills.
Flores also wrote: “Thank you girls. I felt it was time to quit residing in my head on your own if that makes feeling. Many thanks for your support.”
The induce of the children’s fatalities was not released. In the meantime, Flores is because of again in court docket for her arraignment on August 10. She stays in jail on $6 million bond.