WJBD Radio

Images

Now Playing

Local News

WJBD - Local News - East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty in Stabbing Death

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty in Stabbing Death

By The Associated Press

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - An East St. Louis man faces up to four decades in prison next month now that he's admitted fatally stabbing his next-door neighbor more than two years ago.  

The Belleville News-Democrat reports that 35-year-old Terry Morgan pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Wednesday as his St. Clair County trial was unfolding in Belleville.  

Morgan's plea in the November 2010 death of 20-year-old Rolandus Carter was part of a deal with prosecutors, who agree not to seek more than 40 years in prison.  Morgan's sentencing hearing is scheduled for Feb. 19.

See other LocalNews news:

Man Accused in 2011 Edwardsville Shooting Death in Custody
Police Probe East St. Louis Killing
Chicago Hospitalizes 2 Air Travelers from Liberia
Editor Defends Sun-Times After Reporter Quits
Chicago's New Ebola Response Network Gets 1st Test




This Site logo