BENTON, Louisiana — A 53-year-old Bossier City man accused of killing his estranged wife and discarding her remains in Webster Parish before fleeing the state in November has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Robert Bond had been charged with second-degree murder in the death of 46-year-old Annie Bond.
KSLA TV reports (http://bit.ly/1nibcSu ) he entered his plea during a hearing in Benton Tuesday
Annie Bond's charred remains were discovered Nov. 18 in a remote wooded area of northern Webster Parish, near Bayou Dorcheat, four days after she went missing.
Police tracked Robert Bond to a rest stop along I-10 in southern Mississippi the morning after Annie Bond's remains were found. Police say Bond then shot himself with a .22 caliber handgun as officers approached.
Information from: KSLA-TV, http://ksla.com