Man plead guilty to killing mother and her baby


Springfield - The man accused of killing a Sangamon County mother and her baby plead guilty in court on Thursday morning.

Eric Fagan plead guilt to the murder of Jade Ostermeier, 17, and her 3-week old daughter Alexis Fagan. Fagan also plead guilty to aggravated arson charges.

Ostermeier and her daughter were found dead inside a home on Springfield's Maple Avenue back in December 2010, which  was set on fire.

The house was rented by Marc Fagan, Ostermeier's boyfriend, the father of Alexis Fagan and the accused murderer's brother.

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