A Lewis County man pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter Wednesday in Lewis County Circuit Court.
Gary Wiant pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of Cory Burkhart, a man with Downs Syndrome.
Wiant killed Burkhart in a struggle last year. He was dating Burkhart's mother at the time.
Angela Burkhart also faces charges in the case.
Her case was continued to Friday.
A judge will sentence Wiant on April 1.
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