PARKER, Colo. — A man charged in a fatal stabbing that resulted from a fight in Parker in 2019 pleaded guilty Monday to a second-degree murder charge related to the incident, court records show.
According to a tweet from the Parker Police Department (PPD), officers responded to the 8400 block of Rabbitbrush Way for a fight in progress just before 7 p.m. on Aug. 4, 2019.
When police arrived, they found a man who had been stabbed lying on the ground. He was taken to the hospital where he died, PPD said.
Kyle Gingles was arrested and booked into Douglas County Jail and was later charged with first-degree murder, assault and tampering with physical evidence.
Those charges were dismissed as part of a plea deal where on Monday. Gingles pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and a crime of violence count, which is a sentence enhancer.
Gingles is due in court on June 24 for a sentencing hearing.
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