MILFORD, Pa. -- A teenager who said she bludgeoned to death a man almost 40 years her senior with a sledgehammer to resist his sexual advances pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter Friday.
Cathy Ann Olswfski, 18, State College, entered the plea for the sledgehammer slaying of Sesto Anthony Fabri, 56, on Nov. 25, 1981, in rural Pike County.
Miss Olswfski had been scheduled to go on trial as an adult Monday on a general charge of criminal homicide.
Fabri, owner of a State College sandwich shop known as Tony's Sub Shack where the defendant worked, was struck in the head and killed at a Dingman Township vacation home owned by his brother.
District Attorney Michael Weinstein said Miss Olswfski's guilty plea to voluntary manslaughter was 'consistent with the act committed and the interests of justice.'
'There are allegations here that death occurred at a time when the defendant was in fear of or threatened with forcible sexual acts,' said Weinstein.
Police officers testified at a preliminary hearing that Miss Olswfski told them she killed Fabri after he ordered her to engage in sexual activity with him.
Sentencing was deferred for Miss Olswfski, who faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a $25,000 fine pending a pre-sentence investigation.