Trial in murder of Osceola County mother Nicole Montalvo postponed
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – The trial of three family members charged in connection with the murder of an Osceola County mother has been postponed. According to court records, the trial of Christopher Otero-Rivera, his father, Angel Rivera, and his mother, Wanda Rivera, has been delayed until September 29. The trial was originally scheduled to begin August 24 in Osceola County. Otero-Rivera and Angel Rivera have been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Nicole Montalvo. Wanda Rivera has been charged with being an accessory, evidence tampering and lying to law enforcement.
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.
Nicole Montalvos mother-in-law faces new charge of accessory to murder
CLOUD, Fla. The mother-in-law of a slain St. Cloud woman now faces charges of accessory after the fact to murder and tampering with physical evidence. Wanda Rivera, 60, was previously charged with providing false information to law enforcement in connection with the death of Nicole Montalvo. Rivera has not yet been arrested on the new charges, according to officials. Riveras son, Christopher Otero-Rivera, 32; and her husband, Angel Rivera, 63, have both been charged with second-degree murder and abuse of a body in Montalvos death.