Woman Pleads Guilty To Murder Of Homeless Man In Lansing
A Lansing woman awaits sentencing after pleading guilty but mentally ill to killing a man at a homeless camp.
The Lansing State Journal reports 26-year-old Amber Kohls entered the plea Thursday in the October 2017 slaying of 53-year-old John Darnell Jr. She's due to be sentenced Nov. 28.
Police have said Kohls and her ex-husband, 28-year-old Brandon Addiss, both stabbed Darnell and cut his throat. His body was found wrapped in a tent in Sycamore C reek.
Addiss was sentenced to 40-80 years in prison on Wednesday for second-degree murder. A third person, Matthew Ryan Green, was sentenced in August to 18-60 months for accessory to murder for helping hide Darnell's body.
Green was sentenced in August to 18 to 60 months in prison for helping hide Darnell's body.