MIAMI, Fla. -- The fifth man accused in the 2002 slaying of a South Florida teen has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.
The Miami Herald reports 40-year-old Hector Caraballo entered his plea Friday. He also agreed to a 50-year prison term.
He's the last defendant to be convicted in the slaying of 18-year-old Ana Maria Angel. Authorities she and her boyfriend were walking back to their car on South Beach when they were forced into a pickup. The boyfriend's throat was slashed, but he survived and called police. Angel was raped and fatally shot alongside Interstate 95 in Palm Beach County.
Prosecutors say they agreed to the plea because the evidence against Caraballo was not as strong as in the cases of the other men.