Jarrett Chandler, one of the men accused in the beating death of Wheeling Jesuit student Kevin Figaniak, pleaded guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter on Thursday.
Chandler was sentenced to the maximum penalty of one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.
The other defendant in the case, 22-year-old Craig Peacock, of Florida, who is facing felony murder charges, will go on trial on April 29.
A man charged in the death of Wheeling Jesuit student Kevin Figaniak appeared in court on Thursday afternoon.
22-year-old Craig Peacock, of Florida, who is facing felony murder charges, entered a not guilty plea to the crime and his trial was set for April 29.
Peacock was arrested on September 3 in connection with Figaniak's death. Figaniak died one day after reportedly getting into a fight on the corner of National Road and Locust Avenue with Peacock and co-defendant Jarrett Chandler, who is facing a lesser charge.