Brother of man accused of killing estranged wife takes plea deal on child pornography charges

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — An Osceola County man whose family is tied to the death of a young mother has taken a plea deal in a different case.

Nicholas Rivera is being charged with eight counts of possession of child pornography.

Read: Estranged husband, mother-in-law, father-in-law to all face trial together on charges related to death of Nicole Montalvo, judge rules

This week, he agreed to a plea deal in the case that will send him to prison for 10 years, followed by 15 years of sex offender probation.

Rivera’s brother, Christopher Otero-Rivera, and his father, Angel Rivera, are accused in the death of 30-year-old Nicole Montalvo, Christopher Otera-Rivera’s estranged wife.

They are both being charged with second-degree murder.

Read: New evidence released in Nicole Montalvo case

The family matriarch, Wanda Rivera, is also being charged with accessory after the fact to the murder.

Montalvo’s body was found on the family’s property last year.

Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

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