3rd Ohio suspect pleads guilty in Colorado shooting death

Posted at 4:18 PM, Apr 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-29 18:18:01-04

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — The last of three Cincinnati men accused of killing a Colorado resident in 2016 has accepted a plea deal.

The Fort Collins Coloradoan reported Saturday that 21-year-old Michael Gresham pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and aggravated robbery in the death of Devon Smeltz.

The 20-year-old Smeltz, of Fort Collins, was found shot to death in August 2016.

Police have said Smeltz was a cocaine dealer and the suspects traveled to Colorado to rob him.

Gresham faces 16 to 80 years in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for July 12.

Lawrence Greggs previously pleaded guilty to the same charges as Gresham and faces the same sentencing range. Joshua Baker pleaded guilty this month to aggravated robbery and being an accessory to crime. He faces a prison sentence of 20 to 32 years.