Man gets 110 years in boy’s death, girl’s rape

Author: Associated Press
MGN Online

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) – A man has been sentenced to 110 years in prison for the death of a 6-year-old New Jersey boy and rape of his sister.

Thirty-five-year-old Osvaldo Rivera was sentenced Thursday for the crimes authorities say he committed after smoking marijuana laced with PCP. Only a few weeks before, a Camden woman using the same drug had killed her toddler son then killed herself.

Authorities say Rivera broke into a home Sept. 2, 2012, and attacked the girl who was sleeping. Family members say her 6-year-old brother was stabbed when he came to her defense.

A jury found Rivera guilty in July of charges, including murder and aggravated sexual assault.

The Courier-Post ( reports that relatives of the victims wept in court during the sentencing hearing.

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