The Epitaph

Justice for Gabriel

“The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez,” a true crime documentary series released as a six-part miniseries on Netflix on Feb. 26, explores the horrific events of Gabriel’s murder and abuse and puts to question the numerous systems that allowed Gabriel to slip through its fingers to his death.

By Karen Li and Saanvi Thakur

March 22, 2020

“I remember that his throat looked like somebody burned him ... bruising and cuts all over his face ... black eyes and a bullet in his lung,”  the ambulance bay nurse who treated Gabriel Fernandez said.  On May 22, 2013, Pearl Fernandez called 911 to report that her son, Gabriel Fernandez, ...