Guilty Plea From Man Charged With Beating Death

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

Guilty Plea From Man Charged With Beating Death

October 2, 2013 Updated Oct 2, 2013 at 4:00 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Steven Lemler, 28, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter Tuesday morning.

Lemler was charged with involuntary manslaughter after 42-year-old Kirk Lecount was beaten to death in July.

According to court documents, the two had been drinking at a home on High St. shortly before the incident.

He's expected to be sentenced Oct. 28th.

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