Grad student pleads guilty to placing cameras in UD bathrooms

A man accused of placing camera’s in restrooms on the campus of The University of Delaware has pleaded guilty.

Officials say Javier Mendiola-Soto pleaded guilty on Tuesday to 49 counts of felony invasion of privacy. Soto was charged after he placed video cameras in a number of bathrooms on campus.  Those cameras, reports say, were primarily found in women’s restrooms.

According to reports, Javier Mendiola-Soto was a grad student at The University of Delaware.

Officials with the Delaware Department of Justice tell 47 ABC, Soto will be sentenced on March 27.

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