LOGANSPORT, Ind (WLFI) - A Cass County man has admitted he killed his grandmother.
In December 2007, Mary Gene Groves was found dead inside her theStoney Pike Mobile Home Park. Authorities said the 84-year-oldwoman had been strangled and stabbed.
Logansport Police said her grandson, 32-year-old Rex KendrayGroves, surrendered to police the day after Mary Gene Groves'death.
The case was scheduled for trial next month. Instead, Rex Grovesentered a plea agreement.
He pleaded guilty but mentally ill to the murder of Mary GeneGroves.
Cass County Prosecutor Kevin Enyeart said the plea agreementcalls for a sentence of 46 years in prison, followed by four yearsprobation.
The sentencing hearing is scheduled for December 21 in CassSuperior Court II.
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