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Published: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 @ 9:50 PM
Updated: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 @ 9:50 PM
EATON, Preble County — A 21-year-old Camden man pleaded guilty Tuesday to reduced charges in the October 2011 death of a man whose body was found after a house fire.
Joshua Estes pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and aggravated arson, tampering with evidence and gross abuse of a corpse. The judge sentenced Estes
to 20 guaranteed years in prison.
Preble County Prosecutor told News Center 7 that the state is pleased with the sentence and the plea deal that was negotiated "because he's going away for a
guaranteed 20 years."
Estes initially was charged with murder and aggravated arson.