(BLOOMFIELD) - Jordan Buskirk and Randal Crosley who have both pled guilty to the June 2013 murder of 19-year-old Katelyn Wolfe will be sentenced in March.
Superior Judge Dean Martin formally entered the convictions into record in both cases on February 5.
25-year-old Randal Crosley, of Jasonville, is scheduled to be sentenced on March 4. But that is subject to change. He pled guilty to murder, conspiracy to commit murder, criminal confinement, conspiracy to commit rape, dealing in a schedule IV controlled substance.
26-year-old Jordan Buskirk is scheduled to be sentenced on March 18. He pled guilty to murder, conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit rape and criminal confinement.
In accordance with plea agreement the sentences will be left to the discretion of the court and both men are facing up to 85 years in prison if they receive the maximum sentence.
Both men addmitted to having discussions in May and June of 2013 about killing someone and committing rape. The two then went to Terre Haute to purchase items to commit the crimes.
They admitted to restraining Wolfe and giving her a large amount of Valium.
Both men admitted to also taking a large amount of drugs, Spice and then contacting Wolfe and drove her to another county to commit the crimes.
Crosley says the two then took Wolfe to a remote area, put her in a headlock and place a shirt over her head, duct taped her mouth and bound her hands. Buskirk then strangled Wolfe, killing her, but Crosley told the judge he shared the responsibility for her death.
Buskirk told police the two men tied Wolfe up with a rope and attached the 20-pound weight to her body before dragging her down a hill and throwing her in a rural Sullivan County lake.
Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to email@example.com