In court papers filed Jan. 31 Jeremiah Juber of Hurricane, Utah, admitted that he killed Mark Parenti, 57 with the assistance of co-defendant Ryan Wood at Wood’s home in Mesquite, Nev.
The sentencing of Juber will take place on April 4 in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. The penalty for him is anticipated to be a life imprisonment with the chance of parole.
Juber and Wood both were arrested in April, last year in the slayings of Parenti and 50-year-old Michael Eldredge. Both were the residents of Mesquite.
Juber is charged of placing a plastic bag over Parenti’s head until he choked down.
A district judge found Wood inept to partake in his own protection and ordered him to sent to a Nevada state mental health facility for advance assessment.