- Associated Press - Thursday, January 7, 2016

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A suburban Indianapolis teenager charged with killing a 73-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a charge of murder.

Eighteen-year-old Maxwell Winkler of Fishers entered the plea Thursday in Hamilton County north of Indianapolis.

A plea agreement calls for Winkler to be sentenced to 65 years in prison with an additional 20 years for a firearms enhancement. If a judge accepts the plea agreement, Winkler is due to be sentenced Feb. 5.

Winkler is charged in the Nov. 1, 2014, slaying of Henry Kim. Authorities say Kim was shot three times and his throat was cut in a subdivision near Geist Reservoir where both he and Winkler lived. Winkler was 17 at the time.

Winkler’s defense team sought an insanity defense, but Winkler was ruled competent to stand trial.


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