Red Flag Warning expires at 6:00 PM on 4/20, issued at 1:38 PM Athol, KY | Beattyville, KY | Bethany, KY | Campton, KY

Man Sentenced After Admitting To Killing Father

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 10/09/2012 12:27 am
A Lexington man who pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in the 2010 shooting death of his father has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

A judge handed down the prison term to 20-year-old Verdis Kyle Pennington III in Fayette Circuit Court on Monday.

The younger Pennington was a teenager when he pulled the trigger and shot 50-year-old Verdis K. Pennington Jr in 2010. The coroner says Pennington, Jr. later died at UK Hospital from a gunshot wound to the head.

Pennington says he and his father were arguing before the shooting.
Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Most Popular
Lexington PD: Man Goes to Meet Woman, Gets Robbed Instead
A Frankfort man was hoping to meet up a woman he had met online early Saturday morning, but officials said when he got to their meeting spot, he was robbed.
KSP: 2 Men Shot During Turkey Hunt, 1 Pronounced Dead
State Police are looking into a shooting in Clay County, where they said three men went turkey hunting Thursday morning and two of them were shot -- one fatally.
Making The Right Decision
Coach Cal wants his players to come back only if it is right for them and their families. Video Video
Kentucky Basketball Future Ready To Meet The Present
Incoming Freshmen Call And Implore Freshmen To Stick Around For Second Season At UK Video Video
Customers charged thousands for Mexican food in California
What was supposed to be a cheap bite at a Southern California fast-food restaurant has turned into a small fortune for some customers, as they were mistakenly charged thousands of dollars for burritos, tacos and soft drinks.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.