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Klug pleads guilty to murder


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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Columbus resident Ryan Klug today pleaded guilty to murder but mentally ill as part of a plea agreement, Bartholomew County Prosecutor Bill Nash said.

Klug, a 36-year-old former state highway engineer, is accused of killing his 26-year-old apartment mate, Cummins engineer Adaobi Obih, on Nov. 17 of last year.

Klug's sentencing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. May 22 in Bartholomew Circuit Court.

His trial had been scheduled to begin May 13.

Please read Friday's edition of The Republic for more details.

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