Man pleads guilty to killing grandparents, uncle

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Scottsville man who killed his grandparents and an uncle in February 2018 pleaded guilty Monday to their murders.

Edward Dilon Siddens, 30, was charged in the shooting deaths of his grandparents Jimmy Neal Siddens and Helen Siddens and his uncle Jimmy Neal Siddens II who were found dead outside of their rural Allen County home Feb. 18, 2018.

A meter reader found the three while working.

Police in Colorado apprehended Siddens two days after the shootings, and he was later brought back to Kentucky.

In addition to the murders, Siddens also pleaded guilty to stealing a car, violation of a Kentucky protection order, being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and being a persistent felony offender, Allen Circuit court records show.

A sentencing hearing is scheduled at 9 a.m. Sept. 1 in Allen Circuit Court.