Richard Scott Harper on Wednesday pleaded guilty to murder and agreed to testify against co-defendant Michelle Sullins Reynolds. The plea agreement stipulates neither will be sentenced to death. Harper was the assailant in the July 5, 2004, murder of Michelle Reynolds’ husband, Thad John Glenn Reynolds, at the Frito Lay warehouse located on Calhoun Road. Harper pleaded guilty at a hearing held at 5 PM yesterday evening in superior court in Rome.

(Rome News Tribune)