Escaped inmate pleads guilty in Oneida County court

By KBJR News 1

Escaped inmate pleads guilty in Oneida County court

February 26, 2014 Updated Feb 26, 2014 at 2:34 PM CDT

Oneida County, Wis. (NNCNOW.com) -- 54-year-old Todd Brecht plead guilty to escaping criminal arrest in Oneida County court on Tuesday.

Brecht escaped McNaughton Correctional Center in Lake Tomahwak in September.

Brecht was serving a life sentence for first degree murder in the shooting of his brother-in-law in 1986.

Wisconsin authorities tracked Brecht to Bayfield in October. He was found and taken into custody in Florida.

Brecht is scheduled for sentencing in April.

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