A murder suspect that was accused of killing 42 year Heather Young, of Marshall pleaded guilty to ‘Second Degree Murder and Felony of a Firearm’ during court Monday.
55-year-old Brenton Lee Walker confessed to killing Young, shooting her then disposing the body by burning her in a fire pit.
“Guilty. I shot Heather Young twice burned her in a fire pit and cut her up with a chainsaw,” Walker said.
Walker added that the incident occurred in Presque Isle County.
“August 2016. Out in Millersburg, Rainy Lake Road my brother’s property,” Walker continued.
Young was last seen in July of 2016. Her family reported her missing on August 2nd. Young was last seen leaving an Onaway bar with a man who fit the description of Walker.
After a search warrant was issued on Rainy Lake Road near Millersburg, Young’s body was later discovered. Walker is currently lodged at the Presque Isle County Jail without bond. His sentencing is scheduled for June 12th.
“Sentencing will be set for June 12th. So we will be back in court June 12th,” Judge Pavlich said.