Man pleads guilty to assault of girlfriend who later died after falling down stairs

Syracuse Woman, Isabel DeJesus, passes away in hospital after domestic dispute.

Isabel DeJesus, 57, of Syracuse died on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023.Hiachira Rivera

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Syracuse, N.Y. -- A 54-year-old man pleaded guilty Monday to assaulting his Syracuse girlfriend who died a month later, according to state court records.

Jose Miranda-Ramos faces two years in prison, according to Assistant District Attorney Ariana Pastorello. He will not be charged in the death of Isabel DeJesus, 57, who fell down a flight of stairs on the night of the assault and later died in a hospital, according to the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office.

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