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Judgement day for Buffalo man who stabbed girlfriend to death

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Posted at 12:40 PM, Dec 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-18 14:17:36-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Buffalo man who stabbed his girlfriend to death learned his fate Wednesday morning.

53-year-old Jose Eira Oviedo will spend the next 9 years in prison followed by 5 years of post-release supervision.

It was back on August 15, 2019 when Oviedo attacked 57-year-old Alina Vega-Lantaron during a domestic dispute inside their apartment on 15th Street in Buffalo. Oviedo was also stabbed during the incident.

Oviedo pleaded guilty to Manslaughter on October 30, 2019.

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