SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Los Angeles man charged with beating his wife to death in their cruise ship cabin has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.
The U.S. attorney’s office in San Diego says 57-year-old Robert McGill admitted Thursday to intentionally killing his wife of five years. Shirley McGill was also his high school sweetheart.READ MORE: Martin Luther King Jr. Had Strong Relationship With LA During Civil Rights Movement
The couple was on a five-day Mexican cruise to Cabo San Lucas on the ship Carnival Elation in July 2009 when Shirley McGill was slain.READ MORE: Burbank Cancels Outdoor Face Covering Order
McGill faces a maximum sentence of life in prison when he is sentenced Nov. 8. He was initially charged with first-degree murder.MORE NEWS: San Bernardino Investigators Say Loma Linda Sexual Predator May Have More Underage Victims That Have Not Yet Come Forward
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