Man who apologized on Facebook pleads guilty to killing

A Kentucky man made a public apology on Facebook minutes before shooting dead the mother of his infant child.

Ethan Reid, 24, from Scottsville, pleaded guilty to killing Kayla Hodges in Allen Circuit Court to a charge of murder-domestic violence on Tuesday The Daily News reports. There was no plea deal.

Prosecutor Clint Willis said he had planned to put Reid on trial because the victim's family didn't want a plea deal. 

Ethan Reid, 24, pleaded guilty in Allen Circuit Court to a charge of murder-domestic violence for killing Kayla Hodges, the mother of his infant baby

Ethan Reid, 24, pleaded guilty in Allen Circuit Court to a charge of murder-domestic violence for killing Kayla Hodges, the mother of his infant baby

Kayla's father is now raising his daughter's baby girl Evie Blu (pictured here), who was a mere 7-months-old when Kayla died

Kayla's father is now raising his daughter's baby girl Evie Blu (pictured here), who was a mere 7-months-old when Kayla died

He made a public apology on Facebook minutes before the mother of his infant child was shot to death

He made a public apology on Facebook minutes before the mother of his infant child was shot to death

'We were planning on going forward with the trial,' Allen County Commonwealth’s Attorney Clint Willis said. 

'The victim’s family asked us not to do any plea offers so we didn’t.'

He fatally shot 20-year-old Kayla Hodges last October at a Scottsville residence, the mother of his infant child.

Reid turned up at his mother’s home, where Kayla was currently residing, armed with a rifle. 

He arrived at the home armed with a gun and followed Kayla to the front door,

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