York man pleads guilty to killing pregnant girlfriend, sentenced to life in prison
MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, Pa.–A York man plead guilty Wednesday to first-degree and third-degree murder for killing his pregnant girlfriend in March 2012, according to the York County District Attorney’s office.
Wilkins Marte-Escano, 32, plead guilty to killing 24-year-old Olga Vascones-Garcia and their baby at the Super 8 in Manchester Township on March 29, 2012. Vascones-Garcia was 19 weeks pregnant when she was stabbed to death in the lobby of the motel.
The couple’s daughter, who was 5-years-old at the time, witnessed the entire ordeal, police said.
A motel surveillance camera recorded part of the grisly encounter.
Judge Michael E. Bortner sentenced him Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.