Nieves Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Death of Seven Month Old
A Utica man has accepted a plea offer in the death of his girlfriend's seven-month old daughter.
20-year old Jason Nieves was in Oneida County Court on Monday, where he pleaded guilty to a first-degree manslaughter charge.
Nieves had been charged with second-degree murder.
Emelina Sanchez died of head injuries at a Syracuse hospital in January. Nieves had been babysitting the child.
He'll be sentenced to 20 years in prison on the manslaughter charge on June 26th.