A Kentucky man who posted an apology on Fb earlier than the mom of his toddler daughter was fatally shot final fall pleaded responsible to murdering her Tuesday.
Ethan Reid, of Scottsville, was discovered responsible of homicide-home violence within the demise of 20-yr-previous Kayla Hodges, The Bowling Inexperienced Day by day Information reported.
“It nonetheless hurts day-after-day,” Byron Hodges, the sufferer’s father, stated.
Byron Hodges is now elevating little Evie Blu, the couple’s daughter who was 7 months previous on the time of the killing. The daddy stated he frequently exhibits his granddaughter pictures of her mom.
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“She’s all the time going to know who her mother is,” Hodges’ dad stated. “I’m going to attempt to increase her as her grandfather. I would like her to know I’m her grandfather and never her father.”
Reid wrote a public apology on Fb earlier than the slaying, authorities stated.
“Sorry guys. I am really not this dangerous of an individual. I have been pushed thus far over of time. I am disenchanted in myself too,” he wrote. “I might have been a lot extra. It is so unhappy. I am a horrible individual general.”
Reid allegedly fired one gunshot at Hodges inside the house they shared together with his mom on Oct. three, 2016, the paper reported citing an arrest quotation.
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The 24-yr-previous was armed with a rifle. The mom took the couple’s youngster, and Reid shoved her towards the wall earlier than following Hodges to the entrance door the place she was shot, in line with the quotation.
Reid’s mom returned to the lounge as Hodges was struggling from her wound. A neighbor managed to get into the house and restrain Reid earlier than the police arrived, the paper reviews.
Hodges was later pronounced lifeless at an area hospital.
Reid was booked into Allen County…