IRVING (CBSDFW) – A Dallas County jury has sentenced an illegal immigrant from El Salvador to 50-years in prison for an unspeakable crime.READ MORE: Anna Police Investigating Crash That Killed 22-Year-Old Man
According to prosecutors 54-year old Mauricio Hernandez, a former Irving ISD custodian, sexually abused his teen stepdaughter, got her pregnant, then gave her pills forcing her to deliver a baby in a soccer park portable toilet in April 2013.READ MORE: Texas Joins Oklahoma's Effort To Overturn McGirt
Police said the then 13-year-old victim went to the hospital due to bleeding. Once there, she made an outcry statement about a sexual assault, being pregnant and giving birth to a baby.
On Friday, Hernandez pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child and an additional charge of capital murder for leaving the baby to die. Hernandez let the jury decide the sentence.MORE NEWS: 2 Killed, 5 Injured After Drag Racer Slams Into Spectators An Texas Airport
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