FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - A 20-year-old Farmington Hills man accused of murdering his father and severely injuring his mother and brother in a brutal baseball attack will be sentenced July 9.
Tucker Cipriano pleaded no-contest on Monday during a break for a jury hearing in the case in Oakland County Circuit Court.
He pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and attempted murder and faces an automatic penalty of life in prison without parole when he is sentenced by Judge Shalina Kumar.
Robert Cipriano was killed inside his Farmington Hills home in April 2012. His wife Rose and their son Sal were also attacked. Sal Cipriano still is in a hospital.
Jury selection concluded Monday for a separate jury hearing the case against co-defendant Mitchell Young. Prosecution and defense lawyers are to make opening statements Wednesday.
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