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Illegal immigrant pleads guilty in connection with accidental motel shooting death

February 11, 2019 07:14 PM

The illegal immigrant who accidentally shot and killed a man who was sleeping in an adjacent Saratoga County motel room pleaded guilty on Monday to criminally negligent homicide and criminal possession of a weapon.

Only NewsChannel 13's camera was in court as Daniel Salas-Miranda admitted accidentally firing his gun through the wall of a room at the Crest Inn in Wilton.

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The illegal alien from Mexico was cleaning his gun when it fired through the wall, then through a refrigerator and into the body of Michael Kornacki.

Judge Jim Murphy will sentence Salas-Miranda to 10 years in state prison, then he'll serve another two years in federal prison before he's deported to Mexico.

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Mark Mulholland

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