Man accused of killing girlfriend accepts a plea deal

Thomas Smith is accused of killing Michelle Slaughter in Clarksville last June.
Thomas Smith is accused of killing Michelle Slaughter in Clarksville last June.(WAVE News)
Published: Sep. 15, 2022 at 7:50 PM EDT
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CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (WAVE) - A southern Indiana man accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend is expected to take a plea deal.

Thomas Smith is accused of killing Michelle Slaughter last June in Clarksville, Ind.

Court records show Smith accepted a plea agreement for one count of voluntary manslaughter.

He’s expected to be sentenced to 25 years in prison during a hearing next month.