Jeremiah Cordell, of Forkesville, plead guilty to second degree murder, as well as to child sex charges related to an incident on September 2015 that resulted in the death of an 18 month old girl that was in his care at the time. The incident happened in New Albany, PA. According to court records, the little girl was discoveed deceased in her bed, with head injuries. He is expected to be sentenced to the maximum, 20 to 40 years in prison The formal sentencing is scheduled for next month.
He was originally charged in 06/30/2016. These were the charges he faced:
Murder Of The Second Degree
Murder Of The Third Degree
Aggravated Assault – Victim Less Than 13 and Defendant 18 or older
Invol. Deviate Sexual Intercourse W/Child
Indecent Assault Person Less than 13 Years of Age
Here is that original court report:
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He pled guilty to all the charges above on May 17th, 2017 before Judge Williams, Evan III.
Here is that plea report:
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