19-Year-Old Pleads Guilty For Murder of IU Doctor

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19-Year-Old Pleads Guilty For Murder of IU Doctor

Devon Seats admitted to shooting and killing Dr. Kevin Rodgers in 2017 during a home burglary.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Four men, including a teenager, have pleaded guilty for their roles in the home burglary and murder of Dr. Kevin Rodgers.

Rodgers, a faculty member at the Indiana University School of Medicine, was shot and killed in his home on November 20, 2017. Four men are responsible for his death.

19-year-old Devon Seats admitted to killing Rodgers and breaking into three houses. He agreed to plead guilty to murder and three counts of burglary on Monday. He faces up to 50 years in prison. His sentencing hearing is January 23. 

17-year-old Tarius Blade, 19-year-old Nehemiah Merriweather, and 20-year-old Ka'Ron Bickham-Hurst have all pled guilty to three counts of burglary. They will be sentenced in the next few weeks. 

(PHOTO: WISH-TV)

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