High school student who raped and killed six-year-old neighbor is jailed for 40 years

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Mail Online—Gabriel Gaeta, from Bremerton, Washington, pleaded guilty in February to murdering his neighbor Jenise Wright, 6, in a sickening attack back in 2014.

Wash. Man Who Raped and Strangled 6-Year-Old Neighbor Gets 40 Years: 'I Don't Know Why I Did It'. A Washington man who confessed to the rape and murder of his 6-year-old neighbor was sentenced Monday to 40 years in prison, PEOPLE confirms. Before being sentenced on Monday, Gabriel Gaeta, 21, pleaded guilty in February to first-degree murder and first-degree rape. In 2014, Gaeta sexually assaulted Jenise Wright and later strangled and beat the little girl to death. Jenise was reported missing in August of 2014. Her body was found five days later, hidden beneath debris in the muddy woods near...