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Woman Pleads Guilty To Murder Of Homeless Man In Lansing

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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.

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