Teen pleads guilty in Monticello shooting death case

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WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A teenager plead guilty to killing a young man a year and a half ago in Wayne County, according to officials.

Investigators say Dylan Mason shot and killed 20-year old Matthew Young in August of 2017.

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According to the Monticello Police, Mason was 16 years old when he shot Young.

Court documents state he pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter along with robbery and tampering with evidence.  He was initially charged with murder.

Prosecutors recommended ten years in prison.

Mason’s sentencing is set for February 5th.