By Web staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A father was sentenced to 33 to 66 years in prison for the death of his 3-year-old daughter who officials said was abused in Oakmont.
Jose Eduardo Salazar-Ortiz was found guilty of third-degree murder in Bella Rae Seachrist’s death after a non-jury trial in May.
First responders found the girl unresponsive at a home on 10th Street in Oakmont in June of 2020. She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Detectives said she was “badly bruised and malnourished” and suffered from prolonged physical and mental abuse.
The girl’s stepmother, Laura Ramriez, was convicted of first-degree murder last month. Her sister Alexis Herrera was also charged. Ramriez’s sentencing is set for Sept. 20 and a trial is scheduled for Herrera in 2024.
Please note: This content carries a strict local market embargo. If you share the same market as the contributor of this article, you may not use it on any platform.