Murder suspect enters guilty plea

MACKINAC COUNTY — A Saint Ignace man has pleaded guilty to killing his father.

Richard McKenzie Jr., 55, recently entered a guilty plea to second–degree murder in Mackinac County Circuit Court. In October of 2014, McKenzie Jr. shot and killed 75-year-old Richard McKenzie Sr.

He was originally charged with first–degree murder. McKenzie Jr. also pleaded guilty to one count of felony firearms.

McKenzie Jr. will be sentenced on November 9th.