A handyman in the country illegally on Wednesday, Nov. 2, admitted to killing his former lover, Orsolya Gaal. The butchered body of the married Queens mom was found stuffed in a hockey bag dumped near her home, said reports.

44-year-old David Bonola agreed to do 25 years behind bars as he copped to first-degree manslaughter for the brutal slaying of 51-year-old Gaal, who was knifed more than 50 times in her Forest Hills home on April 16.

According to reports, Bonola claimed he killed his former lover because he thought she had given him HIV during their two-year relationship.

“By pleading guilty you are stipulating to this court that on or about April 16, 2022, here in the county of Queens, you did cause serious physical injury to Orsolya Gaal, you caused the death of Mrs. Gall by stabbing her,” Justice Michael B. Aloise asked. “Did you do that?”

“Yes, sir,” Bonola, a Mexican national, replied through a Spanish interpreter.

“You understand it all ends here?” the judge said.

“Thank you,” said Bonola.

Bonola had worked as an air conditioning repairman for the family as he carried on an affair with the mother of two. The night of Gaal's death, she had gone out with friends in Manhattan and then stopped at a neighborhood bar before returning home at around 12:30 a.m.

The two got into a fight, and Bonola cut Gaal's throat before violently stabbing and mutilating her. Unsettling security footage showed the murderer carrying Gaal's body in her own son's hockey bag.

Cops recovered the body the next morning near Union Turnpike and they followed the trail of blood back to the crime scene, according to prosecutors.

“The heinous killing devastated an entire family, left two boys without a mother, and horrified the surrounding community,” Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz said in a statement, thanking her prosecutors for negotiating the plea deal.

“In pleading guilty, the defendant has accepted responsibility and is being held fully accountable for his criminal actions,” Katz said. “We express our sincerest condolences to the victim’s family and hope that today’s plea will allow them to begin to heal.”

Sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 16.

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