Desiree Sanchez: Her husband has been sentenced to life in prison for part in murdering his sister for her money

Lavinia Thompson
Degrees of Monstrosity: Female Killers
2 min readMay 18, 2024

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Four months after his wife was convicted and sentenced for helping him murder his sister in Norman, Oklahoma, Octavio Sanchez will now spend the rest of his life behind bars for his part in the crime.

His sister, 18-year-old Margarita Sandoval, who had cognitive disabilities, moved in with Octavio and his wife, Desiree, in 2018. After February 2018, there was no trace of the young woman, according to the arrest affidavit.

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Lavinia Thompson
Degrees of Monstrosity: Female Killers

Just an old garden witch who writes about murder, true and fictional.