News Sections
Man Pleads Guilty To Warrick Co. Murder
Updated July 30, 2014 1:13 PM | Filed under: Crime
 Print    Archive    RSS

(WARRICK CO.) - A Warrick County murder suspect preparing to go into trial suddenly accepted a plea deal Tuesday.

In April, Prosecutor JoAnn Krantz filed her intention to seek life without parole against Shawn Grigsby, who is one of four people charged in the February homicide of Joseph Nelson.

Officials say has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder.

Charges of possession of a firearm by a felon and habitual offender have been dismissed.

Four other people are facing charges in the case are Jade Stigall, David Lackey Jr., Kelli Wyrick and Matt McCallister.

The body of the 35-year-old Nelson, of Martinsville, Indiana, was found on a conveyor belt at Alcoa's power plant in Warrick County back in February. Authorities say Nelson died from a gunshot wound to the head.

Court documents identify McCallister as the person who shot and killed Nelson.

Grigsby will be sentenced on September 18. Under the plea deal signed Tuesday, Grigsby is facing just 20 years in prison.

« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW

1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback  |  Public File