Indiana high school student Aaron Trejo has been sentenced to 65 years in prison after pleaded guilty in October to murder and feticide in the stabbing death of a pregnant 17-year-old.
Aaron Trejo killed fellow student Breana Rouhselang in December 2018 after they argued over her pregnancy. Trejo told police Rouhselang waited too long to tell him about her pregnancy with his child and it was too late for an abortion. Rouhselang was six months pregnant at the time of her death.
MISHAWAKA, Ind. (WXIN) -- An Indiana teenager pleaded guilty to charges related to the murder of a pregnant high school cheerleader, WSBT reports.
According to court records, Aaron Trejo, 17, pleaded guilty as part of a plea agreement during a hearing on October 30. He is charged with murder and feticide.
His sentencing hearing is scheduled for January 7, 2020.
Trejo is accused of stabbing 17-year-old Breana Rouhselang to death on December 8, 2018.
According to court documents, Trejo told police he got into an argument with Rouhselang about her pregnancy on the night of her death. She was six months pregnant and he was alleged to be the father, but he said neither of them wanted to have the baby.
Ultimately, he stabbed Rouhselang in the heart, put her in a black plastic bag, put her body in a Dumpster, and threw her phone and knife in a river.