ROGERS COUNTY, Oklahoma - A Rogers County man charged with murder following a stabbing at an Inola rodeo in 2016 pleaded guilty to a reduced charge this week.

40-year-old Margarito Escarino had been charged with first-degree murder.

On Tuesday, March 27th, court records show he entered a plea of guilty to second-degree murder.  A judge then sentenced Margarito Escarino to 25 years in prison.