Christopher Howard, 18, entered a guilty plea in an open murder charge for the killing of a pregnant woman in Muskegon Township in 2015.

Howard admitted he's the person who killed 21-year-old Dominique O'Neal on Monday, Oct. 30. He broke in to O'Neal's apartment -- investigators found his fingerprints and a palm print outside of the apartment.

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, a judge heard testimony on the case to determine whether Howard is guilty of first- or second-degree murder.

First-degree murder would mean Howard would get life in prison, without the possibility of parole.

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