POSTED: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 3:00pm
UPDATED: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 3:04pm
Lake Charles, La — Marcus Patterson Carey, 28, has been convicted of the murder of a solider and the attempted murder of another.
Carey pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to Second-Degree Murder of one soldier and Attempted Murder of another soldier at the Fort Polk Military Reservation.
According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, Carey admitted that on June 19, 2010 he killed one victim at Fort Polk by striking the person with a hammer and stabbing the person multiple times. He also admitted to attempting to kill a second person by striking that person with a hammer and stabbing that person multiple times.
Sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 19, 2013.