Second suspect in Linton teen’s death agrees to plead guilty

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LINTON (Feb. 7, 2014) – A Jasonville man accused of killing a Linton teenager in June 2013 agreed to plead guilty in the case.

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Jordan Buskirk (left) and Randal Crosley (right)

Randal Crosley, 25, pleaded guilty to murder, conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit rape, criminal confinement and dealing in a schedule IV controlled substance in connection with the death of 19-year-old Katelyn Wolfe.

Police say Crosley and Jordan Buskirk killed Wolfe back in June. Her remains were found in a lake days after she disappeared.

In court this week, Crosley said he and Buskirk had talked about finding a person to rape and kill. The pair said Wolfe was a target of opportunity.

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Katelyn Wolfe

Buskirk and Crosley are also accused of fabricating a Facebook post from Wolfe’s account that made it appear she’d written that someone was following her. Police said they had purchased condoms, handcuffs, restraint straps, a rope and a 20-pound weight.

Crosley faces a maximum of 85 years in prison. Sentencing is set for March 4.

Buskirk also entered a guilty plea in the case.