CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man accused of killing a Guilford County teacher has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter Thursday, according to WSOC.
Smith strangled Tanner and left her body in the woods.
He pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, kidnapping, concealment of a death and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
His plea will see him spend 19 years in prison.
Smith's plea deal will see him spend at least 19 years in prison pic.twitter.com/fs3giZoumO
— Mark Becker (@MarkBeckerWSOC9) May 26, 2016