Brother of St. Cloud murder suspect will plea guilty to child porn possession
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – The brother of a man accused of killing his estranged wife in St. Cloud plans to plead guilty to 35 counts of possession of child pornography, court records show. Under the plea deal, which Nicholas Rivera has accepted, he will plead guilty to 32 counts of possession of child pornography, one count of transmission of child pornography, unlawful use of a communication device, lewd and lascivious battery and traveling to meet a minor. Once he’s released, he will be on sexual offender probation for 15 years. Nicholas Rivera’s brother and father remain in jail.
Brother of man accused of killing St. Cloud mother accepts plea deal on child porn charges
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – The brother-in-law of a 33-year-old woman who was killed and dismembered on her in-laws’ property in St. In the early days of the investigation, Nicholas Rivera, 28, the son of Angel and Wanda Rivera, was arrested on unrelated charges in Georgia. At the time, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office called him a person of interest in his sister-in-law’s death. In a November interview with Osceola County detectives, Nicholas Rivera described seeing Montalvo’s lifeless body in his parent’s garage the night she went missing. If the plea deal is finalized, Nicholas Rivera will serve 10 years in prison followed by 15 years of sex offender probation concurrent with another case.
Murder suspects’ family member told detectives he saw St. Cloud mother’s motionless body
Cloud woman told detectives he saw the victim’s lifeless body in his parent’s garage the night she went missing, according to a video of the interview with Osceola County Sheriff’s Office detectives. Otero-Rivera and his father, Angel Rivera, 63, were arrested in late October in connection with Montalvo’s murder but have not been charged with first-degree murder. In the early days of the investigation, Nicholas Rivera, 28, the son of Angel Rivera, was arrested on unrelated charges in Georgia. In the video, detectives describe a scene in the Otero-Rivera garage, they said Nicholas Rivera told them about in another interview. Angel Rivera and Nicholas Rivera both made statements in jailhouse phone calls and to detectives implicating Christopher Otero-Rivera.