A 23-year-old New York Metropolis man could possibly be sentenced to life in jail later this month after pleading responsible Tuesday to first diploma homicide in the death of his former teacher and their young son.
PEOPLE confirms that Isaac Duran Infante admitted in courtroom to strangling his ex-girlfriend with an electrical twine again on Dec. 22, 2016. The connection between the pair made headlines in 2013.
A prosecution supply tells PEOPLE Infante killed former DeWitt Clinton Excessive Faculty science instructor Felicia Barahona inside her condominium as their Four-year-old son, Miguel, watched.
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After killing the 36-year-old mom and Afghanistan Warfare veteran, Infante grabbed a unique twine, and used it to kill Miguel.
As soon as the boy was lifeless, the supply confirms that Infante left him face-down in a crammed bathtub.
The supply says Infante initially denied having any involvement within the deaths.
Prosecutors stated he tried overlaying up his crimes by making an attempt to make it appear to be Barahona killed Miguel earlier than killing herself. Infante then grieved for his son whereas being questioned by detectives.
He informed police he hadn’t been to Barahona’s house constructing since 2012, when their son was born.
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Barahona’s relationship with Duran first turned public in March 2013, after an inner investigative report was obtained by a number of native information retailers.
In response to these reviews, Barahona started having intercourse with Duran after he turned 18, although they later cut up in early 2012 earlier than Miguel was born. Barahona was fired from Dewitt Clinton Excessive Faculty in August 2012.
Her household couldn’t instantly be reached.
Infante will doubtless be sentenced to 25 years to life in jail when he returns to courtroom on Dec. 19.