Man pleads guilty in deaths of girlfriend, toddler found buried on New York farm

Man pleads guilty in deaths of girlfriend, toddler found buried on New York farm

Alberto Ebarado Gutierre-Reyes, aka Everardo Donoteo-Reyes, of Mexico, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter charges under a deal accepted last week, attorneys said.

LYONS, N.Y. — A New York farm worker will receive a 20-year prison sentence in the 2018 deaths of his girlfriend and her 1-year-old boy, officials said.

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According to WHAM-TV, 27-year-old Alberto Ebarado Gutierre-Reyes, aka Everardo Donoteo-Reyes, of Mexico, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter charges under a deal accepted last week, attorneys said. His sentencing is set for Nov. 7, the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reported.

Gutierre-Reyes, of Mexico, originally faced second-degree murder charges in the deaths of Selena Hidalgo-Calderon, 18, and her son, Owen, WHAM reported. The mother and son vanished in May 2018, prompting a massive, multi-day search in Sodus.

Crews later discovered their remains at Joy Road farm, where Gutierre-Reyes and Hidalgo-Calderon shared a home and worked, according to the Democrat & Chronicle.

Authorities have not revealed how Hidalgo-Calderon and her son died, the news outlets reported.

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