Man charged in stabbing at Ameri-Kart pleads guilty

CASS COUNTY, Mich. -- The man who was accused of stabbing Jan Mendez in the neck at Ameri-Kart in January 2017 pleaded guilty to second degree murder.

William L. Henderson entered his guilty plea in a Cass County court on Monday afternoon.

As part of the plea agreement, Henderson will receive a minimum of 30 years in prison. The court will set the maximum.

He also must plead guilty to a November 2016 armed robbery in Elkhart County

The sentences for both guilty pleas will be served concurrently.

Sentencing is scheduled for Friday, April 6.

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