A 26-year-old farmworker pleaded guilty this morning in Fresno County Superior Court to sexually assaulting a 4-year-old disabled girl and trying to kill her by burying her in a vineyard near Raisin City on Christmas Day 2008..snip...A rescuers with a flashlight later found the girl buried in a vineyard with only one foot sticking out of the ground, Rodriguez testified.
A rescuer dug her out and shook her, Rodriguez said.She then started to breathe

As part of a plea deal to avoid spending the rest of his life in prison, Juan Gomez-Jimenez pleaded guilty to charges of sexual intercourse with a child under 10 and to attempted murder, said attorney Douglas Foster, who represents Gomez-Jimenez.