FORT WAYNE, Indiana -- An Indiana man plead guilty Friday to killing and dismembering a 9-year-old girl three days before Christmas.
Michael L. Plumadore, 39, also pleaded guilty to abuse of a corpse and removing a dead body from the scene in the Dec. 22 death of Aliahna Maroney-Lemmon at a Fort Wayne trailer park.
Amber Story, the girl's grandmother, has described Plumadore as a neighbor and close family friend.
She said Aliahna and her two sisters were staying with Plumadore while Aliahna's mother recovered from the flu.
Hell be sentenced June 18 to life in prison without the possibility of parole.