Iron Range Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Murder

Man Pleads Guilty to Aiding in Murder of Virginia Man

One of the suspects charged in connection to a murder in Virginia has pleaded guilty.

Thirty-nine year old John Isham pleaded guilty Friday to one count of aiding an offender – accomplice after the fact.

He had been facing a charge of first-degree murder – aiding and abetting.

He pleaded guilty for his role in the death of 29-year-old Harley Jacka who was repeatedly stabbed to death in 2014.

Thirty-nine year old Bartholamy Drift and Janessa Peters have pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for their roles in Jacka’s death.

Another suspect, 43-year-old Anthony Isham, is facing a count of first degree murder in connection to the case.

John Isham will be sentenced on April 22nd.

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