Orange County District Attorney Press Release
For Immediate Release, Case # 11ZF0117: October 4, 2013
SANTA ANA – A man was sentenced today to 31 years to life in state prison for the beating-murder of his girlfriend’s sister’s 18-month-old daughter and abusing another child in a similar way in 2009. Juan Carlos Aguilar, 27, Santa Ana, was found guilty by a jury Aug. 5, 2013, of one felony count of murder, one felony count of assault on a child with force likely to produce great bodily injury resulting in death, and two felony counts of child abuse.
In July 2011, Aguilar lived in a Santa Ana apartment with his girlfriend, their 3-year-old daughter, his girlfriend’s sister, and her 18-month-old daughter Megan Rodriguez. Continue reading