WASHBURN — An
Iron River man has pleaded guilty to killing his parents last
Under a plea
deal, 45-year-old Jim Crain Jr. pleaded guilty in Bayfield County
to two counts of second-degree intentional homicide. WDIO-TV
reports the state is recommending 15 to 20 years in prison on each
Crain was accused
of killing his parents — 79-year-old James Crain and 76-year-old
Eunice Crain — in the couple's Iron River apartment on Dec. 7,
According to the
criminal complaint, Eunice Crain was able to call authorities
before she died. When officers arrived, they found the couple dead
with towels over their heads, lying in the dining room. Their son
was in the bathroom with a blood-covered butcher knife and wounds
on his neck and wrists, apparently self-inflicted.
scheduled for Dec. 2.