(10-16-20) Austin Griffith was charged with the murder of Kayla Bentley (34). He admitted to stabbing her to death on September 12, 2019, at her Berne home in Adams County.
Griffith pleaded guilty in a plea agreement this week to being guilty but mentally ill to murder and will be sentenced to 65 years with 10 years suspended.
The judge still needs to accept the plea deal.
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Griffith said Bentley had a god or a monster living inside her that was –
“I had to stop the sick god. I had to stop it or humanity was at risk.”
“So, I stabbed her to death.”
“My god, Satan, blessed her with no pain.”
Griffith is scheduled to be sentenced on November 4th.