Lawrence man pleads no contest in grandmother's death
April 16, 2017
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has pleaded no contest in the stabbing death of his grandmother.
Jaered Long entered the plea Thursday to second-degree murder and two counts of battery of a law enforcement officer.
Long was arrested in December 2015 after his 67-year-old grandmother, Deborah Bretthauer, was found dead in her Lawrence apartment.
He was 16 at the time but was to be tried as an adult for first-degree murder before he entered the plea.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports (http://bit.ly/2pjaMWG ) the two battery charges were filed after Long attacked two corrections office...