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Guilty Plea in Murder of Homeless Man

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — The suspect in the murder of a homeless man pleaded guilty Thursday in Luzerne County. According to the Luzerne County District Attorn...

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- The suspect in the murder of a homeless man pleaded guilty Thursday in Luzerne County.

According to the Luzerne County District Attorney, Daniel Holtslander of Wilkes-Barre pleaded guilty to third-degree murder. He was immediately sentenced to 15 to 30 years in prison.

Holtslander admitted stabbing Kurt Swan in August 2016. Swan's body was found in a wooded area behind a shopping center in Edwardsville.