Accused killer takes plea deal, faces life in prison

Accused killer takes plea deal, faces life in prison

TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - An accused killer faces life behind bars after taking a plea deal on Tuesday.

Michael Smoot entered an Alford plea in Lucas County Common Pleas Court.

Smoot is accused of beating 73-year-old Walter Sites to death in east Toledo last year.

Smoot will be sentenced next Tuesday.

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