Wednesday, 02 May 2018 11:43

Accused Serial Killer Changes Plea to Guilty

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Accused Ohio serial Killer Shawn Grate changed his plea to guilty to 15 charges, including rape, kidnapping, gross abuse of a corpse, and more.

Common Pleas Court Judge Ron Forsthoefel explained in court on Wednesday that this means Grate is waiving his right to take the stand in his own defense and is no facing a minimum sentence of 50 to 72 years to life in prison.

Meanwhile, the same Ashland County Common Pleas jury will be brought back in on the other murder charges Grate is facing.

Read more on the story from WKYC.com

 

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