LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Laurel County man has pleaded guilty but mentally ill in connection to the 2016 murder of his stepfather.
John Stricker entered the plea last week, according to Laurel County courts.
Stricker was charged with the murder of 62-year-old Donnie Stone, who was found shot to death at his home.
Prosecutors recommended a 25-year sentence for Stricker.
He will be formally sentenced on May 9.