Hendricks pleads guilty to Chesterfield murder

By Melissa Correa - bio | email
Posted by Phil Riggan – email

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA (WWBT) - A guilty plea today in murder trial in Chesterfield County. Haywood Hendricks, Jr., pled guilty to first degree murder.

Prosecutors say Hendricks stabbed his ex-girlfriend 40 times in a Chesterfield office in April 2010.

Joyce Mann, 56, was stabbed in her head, neck, chest and hand.

Two days after the murder, Hendricks, 45, was injured in a stand-off with Richmond police.

Prosecutors plan to ask for life in prison during Hendricks' sentencing on March 28.

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