Teen changes plea to guilty in Willmar grandmother case
WILLMAR — Brok Junkermeier pleaded guilty this afternoon to first-degree premeditated murder for killing an elderly woman last summer.
Spilseth set the sentencing for 9 a.m. April 9, allowing time for the Warwick family and other victims to prepare statements for the hearing.
Junkermeier’s $2 million bail was revoked and he was ordered held until sentencing. The penalty for first-degree murder is life in prison.
Junkermeier and Robert Warwick, 18, were both indicted on first-degree murder charges in September in the killing of Lila Warwick on July 29 at her residence on the east edge of Willmar.