Magna woman pleads guilty to sex abuse of son's friend

Mar 9 2012 - 10:19am

SALT LAKE CITY -- A 47-year-old Magna woman has pleaded guilty to four felony charges stemming from a sexual relationship authorities say she started with her son's friend when the boy was 12.

Adorabelle Bonifacio pleaded guilty in 3rd District Court to felony attempted rape of a child and attempted sodomy upon a child, and two counts of felony sexual abuse of a child.

Most of the 26 charges against her were dropped in exchange for her plea.

The victim told the court he knew Bonifacio since he was about 4 years old. He often spent the night at the home of Bonifacio and her son, and says the sexual relationship started when he was 12 and continued until he was 16.

Sentencing is set for April 27.


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