A 23-year-old man who as a highschool scholar fathered a toddler together with his instructor has been indicted on undisclosed expenses associated to the killing of his former lover and their son, in line with a Manhattan district lawyer spokesman.
The our bodies of Felicia Barahona, 36, and her Four-year-old son, Miguel, have been discovered Monday in Barahona’s higher Manhattan condominium.
Barahona, unconscious and unresponsive on her front room flooring, had a phone twine wrapped round her neck. The kid was found underwater in a tub. Each have been pronounced lifeless on the scene, police stated.
Isaac Duran Infante, whose relationship with Barahona 5 years in the past whereas he was a scholar and she or he was a instructor led to her being fired, was arrested Tuesday.
“He admitted to us he went there due to that, to finish the lifetime of Felicia Barahona,” Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce informed reporters Wednesday, referring to the suspect. “Whereas he was there he determined to kill his son as properly.”
Infante advised police he felt antagonized by Barahona, who he stated dressed the kid in women’ clothes, Boyce stated. One other attainable motive concerned “financial points,” in accordance with Boyce.
He had been arraigned Wednesday with out getting into a plea and was ordered held with out bail, stated his lawyer, Allen Farbman.
Barahona died from strangulation and Miguel of asphyxia, in line with Julie Bolcer of the New York chief medical expert’s workplace.
A 911 name from the constructing superintendent introduced police to the house Monday.
The tragedy got here greater than 4 years after Barahona’s dismissal, after her relationship with Infante was found.
DeWitt Clinton Excessive Faculty within the Bronx terminated her educating place in 2012, saying she had invited a highschool scholar to her house a number of occasions since late 2011. The sexual relationship with the scholar resulted in her being pregnant, a Particular Commissioner of Investigation for the New York Metropolis Faculty District (SCI) report exhibits.
The SCI report, launched in 2012, by no means recognized the scholar by identify. Police investigators this week confirmed that Infante was the scholar and the daddy of Barahona’s baby.
The 2012 report said that instructor and scholar had sexual encounters about 5 occasions every week and the scholar ultimately moved in together with her in January 2012. The report was particular in its particulars: “When he tried to make use of a condom, Barahona advised him that she didn’t like condoms and to not fear,” it stated.
The SCI report additionally stated Barahona deliberate to marry him and had purchased wedding ceremony rings earlier than they ended the connection.
The report mentions Barahona had a youthful daughter when she met Infante. In accordance with the report, he did “not get alongside” together with her daughter, one of many causes for his or her breakup. Different causes included Infante consuming alcohol in Barahona’s condominium and his intentions to take the child he had fathered to go to his household, in response to the report.