• lawrence August 11, 2022 4:56 pm

    Man Pleads Guilty to Rape and Manslaughter in 2018 Death of Great Niece, 11

    A man who was charged in the 2018 death of his great niece in Lawrence, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty in court Thursday, prosecutors said. A judge accepted Miguel Rivera’s guilty plea to charges of manslaughter, aggravated rape of a child and distributing drugs in Lawrence Superior Court, according to the Essex District Attorney’s Office.

  • Massachusetts January 29, 2019 11:26 pm

    Man Charged With Rape in Connection With 11-Year-Old Girl's Death

    A Massachusetts man who has been charged in connection with the death of his 11-year-old great niece is now facing a rape accusation. The Essex district attorney’s office confirmed that 58-year-old Miguel Rivera was arraigned on a charge of rape of a child with force on Tuesday morning in Lawrence District Court during a dangerousness hearing. The victim was not...

  • Haverhill January 24, 2019 11:56 am

    Police: 11-Year-Old Girl Who Died Had Fentanyl in System

    Authorities say an 11-year-old Massachusetts girl who died days after going into medical distress at her great uncle’s house had fentanyl in her system. Not guilty pleas to charges including permitting substantial bodily injury to a child were entered on behalf of 58-year-old Miguel Rivera at his arraignment Tuesday. He was held without bail.

  • Massachusetts January 22, 2019 6:26 pm

    Great Uncle Held Without Bail in Connection to Niece's Death

    A man arrested in connection with the death of his 11-year-old great niece from Haverhill, Massachusetts, was ordered held without bail Tuesday during his appearance in Lawrence District Court.

  • Massachusetts January 22, 2019 6:46 pm

    Man Held Without Bail in Connection With Death of 11-Year-Old Great Niece

    A man arrested in connection with the death of his 11-year-old great niece from Haverhill, Massachusetts, was ordered held without bail Tuesday during his appearance in Lawrence District Court. Massachusetts State Police took Miguel Rivera, 58, into custody Friday night. The Lawrence native has been charged with permitting substantial bodily injury to a child and misleading a police investigation. Rivera...

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