Two Buffalo teenagers plead guilty for murder of Luis Alicea


BUFFALO, NY- Two Buffalo teenagers have pleaded guilty to the 2019 murder of Luis Alicea.

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 19-year-old Evelyn M. Soto of Buffalo pleaded guilty before Erie County Court Judge James Bargnesi to one count of Manslaughter in the First Degree, a Class “B” felony.

On Monday, October 28, 2019, the defendant killed 23-year-old Luis Alicea inside an apartment on Ivy Street in the City of Buffalo by beating him with a metal object. The victim died at the scene.

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Soto faces a maximum of 25 years in prison when she is sentenced on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. She remains held without bail.

DA Flynn commends the Buffalo Police Department Homicide Squad for their work in the investigation.

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The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Nathanael C. Kapperman of the DA’s Special Victims Bureau.

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