Ashland Teen Pleads Guilty to Killing Father

Teen Pleads Guilty to Killing Dad in Ashland Co.

A 15-year-old Ashland boy has pleaded guilty to killing his father in December of 2013.

Joseph Ackley Killed 52-year-old William Saari and tried to kill his mother.

Court documents say all of this happened because his parents wouldn’t let him go out with his girlfriend.

Ackley pleaded guilty by entering a no contest plea to a count of 1st degree intentional homicide and 1st degree intentional attempted homicide.

A third charge was dismissed.

Ackley’s sentencing is set for June 25th.

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