Almost seven months after a woman was found chained in a metal container on a Woodruff property where three people were buried, the man accused of perpetrating the crimes pled guilty to:
7 counts of murder
4 counts of possession of a weapon during a violent crime
2 counts of kidnapping
1 count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct
Todd Kohlhepp was sentenced to seven consecutive life sentences.
He was also sentenced to 30 years for first-degree and 30 years for criminal sexual conduct. All sentences run consecutively.