Capital Sexual Battery Conviction

Melquiades Rosario Bonifacio, 36, of Fort Myers, will be sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of two counts of Capital Sexual Battery on a Victim Less than 12 Years of Age. He was also found guilty of one count each of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation and Giving Obscene Material to a Minor following a trial in Lee County.

The case involves crimes that were reported by the 7-year-old victim to a family member in 2017. Sentencing is scheduled for January 28th.

Assistant State Attorney Heather Fly prosecuted the case.

Samantha Syoen
Communications Director
State Attorney’s Office
239-533-1125
ssyoen@sao.cjis20.org