Nicholas Caccappolo pleads guilty to murder

Defendant will be sentenced in March

Published: Jan 14 2014 04:34:28 PM EST
Lehigh County Courthouse in Allentown
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

Nicholas Caccappolo of Allentown pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in Lehigh County Court Tuesday.

First Assistant District Attorney  Matthew Falk said sentencing is scheduled for March 31. 

Falk  said Caccapolo faces 20 to 40 years in prison for the September 2012 shooting death of 19-year-old Anthony Otero, who lived in an apartment in the 900 block of Chew Street in the city.