Maternal great aunt of Alycia Mesiti, Roberta Fitzpatrick (center) reacts after Mark Edward Mesiti's plea Tuesday (10-17-17) in Stanislaus County Superior Court in Modesto, Calif. Mark Edward Mesiti plead to more than 40 counts of sexually abusing his daughter and her murder. Also pictured at far right is Stanislaus County chief deputy district attorney Annette Rees.
Maternal great aunt of Alycia Mesiti, Roberta Fitzpatrick (center) reacts after Mark Edward Mesiti's plea Tuesday (10-17-17) in Stanislaus County Superior Court in Modesto, Calif. Mark Edward Mesiti plead to more than 40 counts of sexually abusing his daughter and her murder. Also pictured at far right is Stanislaus County chief deputy district attorney Annette Rees. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com
Maternal great aunt of Alycia Mesiti, Roberta Fitzpatrick (center) reacts after Mark Edward Mesiti's plea Tuesday (10-17-17) in Stanislaus County Superior Court in Modesto, Calif. Mark Edward Mesiti plead to more than 40 counts of sexually abusing his daughter and her murder. Also pictured at far right is Stanislaus County chief deputy district attorney Annette Rees. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com

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