Lancaster man pleads guilty to fatal stabbing

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – A city man has admitted in court that he fatally stabbed another man last year.

Ernie Rivera-Gonzalez, 29, pleaded guilty Monday to third-degree murder, according to the Lancaster County district attorney’s office.

He will serve 14 to 35 years in state prison as part of a plea agreement.

Rivera-Gonzalez admitted he stabbed 31-year-old Alex Vazquez-Dones in the first block of Stevens Avenue on Oct. 5, 2014. Vazquez-Dones died at Lancaster General Hospital of a single stab wound to the chest.

Rivera-Gonzalez was arrested in Connecticut 11 days later.

Get breaking news, weather and traffic on the go. Download ABC 27 News for iPhone here or ABC 27 News for Android here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s