Suffolk DA: Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of girlfriend

The DA says Oscar Morocho-Morocho pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend Ruth Para-Martinez.

News 12 Staff

Nov 21, 2023, 3:13 AM

Updated 216 days ago

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The Suffolk District Attorney announced Monday that the boyfriend of a woman who was beaten to death has now admitted to carrying out the attack.
The DA says Oscar Morocho-Morocho pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend Ruth Para-Martinez.
Authorities say he kicked and dragged the 34-year-old on the side of the road in May.
Para-Martinez's body was found the next day.
Detectives used surveillance video from a nearby business to track down Morocho-Morocho.


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