JACKSON, Mich (WLNS) – A man accused of savagely murdering a Jackson man has accepted a plea deal confessing to the crime.
30-year-old Michael Beatty admitted to stabbing 56-year-old Matthew Cramton January 21, 2009.
Investigators say Cramton was stabbed 91 times in what began as a robbery attempt.
Felony murder carries a maximum penalty of life without the possibility of parole.
Beatty’s co-defendant is 24-year-old Tiffany Reichard, who also is a suspect in the murder.
She is charged with one count of open murder.
Her jury trial is expected to begin in March.