Guilty Plea In 1998 Fort Wayne Murder
Bernard McClaney, an Ohio inmate, has pleaded guilty to the murder of a Fort
Wayne man. McClaney admitted to the 1988 shooting death of 19-year-old Arthur
Rittenhouse III inside his Fort Wayne home.
According to the Journal Gazette, DNA found on a bag at the scene was consistent
with McClaney's, according to court documents.
Under the terms of a plea agreement with prosecutors, McClaney's sentence will be
capped at 55 years, according to court documents.
McClaney will be formally sentenced Feb. 8th.