The State Attorney’s Office announced that Jorge Guerrero-Torres has been charged with first degree murder in the case of missing San Carlos Park girl Diana Alvarez.
The nine year-old went missing in May of 2016.
“The sheriff’s office did a tremendous amount of hard work, a thorough and extremely complete investigation on this case, culminating in this grand jury indictment for the change of first degree murder and the two other life felonies,” said Chief Assistant State Attorney Amira Fox.
Guerrero-Torres faces charges of first degree murder, kidnapping, and lewd and lascivious molestation. He was sentenced to 40 years in prison by a federal court in 2017 on child pornography charges after having lewd photos of the missing girl on his phone.
“We know today that we can never bring Diana back, but we also hope that it will bring some closure to the family, and that justice will be served,” said Lee County Undersheriff Carmine Marceno.
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