SOMERSET, Ky. (WKYT) – The suspect in a Pulaski County murder has changed his plea to guilty.
Photo: Pulaski County Detention Center
Bradley McMahan is changing his plea. He is now pleading guilty to counts of murder and burglary. The crime comes from 2018 when he strangled his ex-girlfriends mother, Johnnie Davis, while her two grandchildren watched. @WKYT pic.twitter.com/uBLgmA3Zcd— WKYT Nick Oliver (@WKYTNick) February 21, 2020
Bradley McMahan went before a judge Friday for a change of plea hearing.
The children were able to identify McMahan as the suspect because Davis was able to pull off the mask he was wearing before she was killed.
Shortly after the 2018 homicide, attorneys entered a not guilty plea for McMahan. Since then, McMahan has remained in the Pulaski County Detention Center on a one million dollar bond.
Friday, he pleaded guilty to murder and burglary.
McMahan has pleaded guilty before. In Tennessee, he entered a guilty plea to assault charges after attacking the ex-girlfriend involved in this case. An emergency protective order was placed against McMahan in the incident.
McMahan will be sentenced on March 26. He is facing life in prison with the opportunity for parole in 25 years.