Daughter Of Slain Bensonhurst Woman Confronts Murderer In Court

In 2011, we reported on the tragic murder of mother Daniella Mannino, 34, who was stabbed to death in her bathtub by her then-boyfriend Brian Sohtz. Sohtz, 38, confessed to the stabbing and was forced to confront the 14-year-old daughter of Mannino at his sentencing hearing, according to a report by the New York Daily News.

“I’m paranoid that something like this will happen to me someday,” said Sabrina Mannino to a courtroom packed with heartbroken family members and friends, “I can never forgive someone who did this horrible thing.”

Sabrina also called Sohtz “a total monster and murderer.”

Sohtz’s confession to the murder of Mannino in her Bensonhurst apartment allowed him to strike a plea deal with prosecutors for first-degree manslaughter after he claimed to be suffering from an extreme emotional disturbance. He was sentenced to 22 years in prison.


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