By STUART CASSIDY, Staff Writer
TELL CITY – Michael D. Arnold, 19, arrested in January in connection with the death of a 1-year-old, pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony murder. The penalty carries a maximum prison sentence of 65 years and a $10,000 fine.
Under terms of the agreement, Arnold is expected to be sentenced to 45 years in the Indiana Department of Correction and pay $165 in court costs. Arnold will receive credit for time served during pretrial detention, beginning with his Jan. 21 arrest.