- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 2, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say a Louisville man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his landlord last summer in a dispute over a $58 electric bill.

The Courier-Journal (https://cjky.it/1IHY6Xi) reports that 55-year-old Anthony Jecker pleaded guilty Tuesday, accepting a plea agreement to serve 25 years in prison on a charge of murder and tampering with physical evidence.

Police say Jecker and 49-year-old James Scott Tolle, of Jeffersonville Indiana, were arguing over the bill in July 2014 when Jecker shot Tolle.

According to WLKY-TV (https://bit.ly/1N9uHND), Jecker told investigators that he paid the bill and said Tolle taunted him into coming out of his Louisville apartment, which was owned by Tolle.

Jecker is scheduled to appear in Jefferson Circuit Court on Oct. 13 for formal sentencing.


Information from: The Courier-Journal, https://www.courier-journal.com

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