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Man pleads guilty to stabbing and killing his girlfriend in domestic dispute

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Posted at 5:14 PM, Oct 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 17:13:59-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Erie County District Attorney John Flynn announced Wednesday 53-year-old Jose Eiras Oviedo pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter in connection with the death of his girlfriend.

Eiras Oviedo stabbed and killed his girlfriend, 57-year-old Alina Vega-Lantaron, in August inside an apartment they shared on 15th Street on Buffalo's west side.

He faces a maximum of 25 years in prison when he is sentenced Wednesday December 18th, he remains held without bail.