Man who killed mother receives 15-year prison sentence

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Rochester man who admitted to killing his mother in Buffalo was sentenced.

Froilan Torres, 42, pleaded guilty to manslaughter after beating Gloria Rivera, 57, to death.

The incident occurred on October 9 at Rivera’s South Park Ave. home.

Rivera was taken to a local hospital, where she died soon after arriving.

Torres faced 25 years in prison, but only received 15 years as his sentence. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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