- Associated Press - Thursday, February 12, 2015

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A 27-year-old Tacoma man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, acknowledging he strangled his 2-year-old daughter a year ago.

The News Tribune reports (https://is.gd/jY6xw7 ) that Salvador Sanchez-Orozco entered his plea Thursday in the Feb. 12, 2014, death of his daughter, Daveena. Sentencing is scheduled Feb. 27.

Investigators say Sanchez-Orozco confessed to strangling the girl not long after picking her up for a scheduled visit. Court records say he and his wife were separated and he’d been upset about his failing marriage.

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Information from: The News Tribune, https://www.thenewstribune.com


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