Pulaski County man pleads guilty in deadly machete attack case

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Pulaski County man has pleaded guilty to killing another man and injuring two women in a 2017 machete attack.

Commonwealth Attorney Eddy Montgomery says 28-year-old Cody Hall entered the plea on Wednesday.

In addition to murder, he says Hall also pleaded guilty to assault and wanton endangerment.

Hall is accused of attacking 50-year-old Lilburn Holbrook, 25-year-old Ashley Coots and 40-year-old Wilma Hislope, with a machete at a home on Bonnie Blue Court in Somerset on July 6, 2017.

Holbrook was also shot.

He was found dead at the home.

Montgomery says the recommended sentence under Hall’s plea agreement is 23 years.

Hall is scheduled to be formally sentenced on June 6.

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