Portage County man pleads guilty to murdering 1-year-old boy

Portage County man pleads guilty to murdering 1-year-old boy

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A Portage County man has changed his plea to guilty in the murder of a 1-year-old child.

Records show that Nicholas Catazaro entered a guilty plea for an aggravated murder charge during a March 19 appearance in the Portage County Court of Common Pleas.

Catazaro is charged with murdering the 1-year-old child on Oct. 5, 2018, according to Portage County court records.

Initial charges included aggravated murder, three counts of murder, felonious assault, and endangering children. He was arraigned on Oct. 12, 2018 and held on a $1 million bond.

Sentencing for Catazaro is scheduled for April 2 at 11 a.m. He faces the possibility of life in prison without the possibility for parole.

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