Hotckiss man who was charged with second degree murder has made a plea agreement

Hotchkiss, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- After being charged with first-degree murder, Edgar Macias-Moreno agreed to plead guilty to second-degree murder in the strangulation death of Madelaine Loh.

According to the Montrose Daily Press, the agreement calls for between 25 to 40 years in prison.

He will be sentenced on November 15.

Macias-Moreno killed Loh in June of 2018 during an argument over money. He then drove her body into the Utah desert where he left her body before returning to Delta County and reporting to police where her body was.

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