Terre Haute man accused of murder enters a plea

A Terre Haute man accused of killing another man has entered a plea agreement.

Posted: Jun. 28, 2018 3:10 PM
Updated: Jun. 28, 2018 6:00 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A Terre Haute man accused of killing another man has entered a plea agreement.

Eddie Stewart pleaded guilty but mentally ill to voluntary manslaughter.

Charges of murder and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon would be dismissed.

This is in connection to a stabbing death from March of 2017.

Police say Stewart stabbed Carlos Vinson to death at the Dew Drop Inn.

Under the plea agreement, Stewart would serve 17 and a half years in prison.

His next court date is set for July 5th.

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