Michael Miklaucic faces 20 to 50 years in prison.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

BEAVER COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — The Beaver County District Attorney’s Office has reached a plea deal with a man accused of killing his father.

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The district attorney said Michael Miklaucic will plead guilty to third-degree murder.

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Miklaucic told police he went to his dad’s home in New Sewickley to help him get out of a scam in March. He said his father already lost a substantial about of money.

At some point, police say Miklaucic strangled his dad. He later told police he did it to protect his dad from the humiliation he might face.

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Miklaucic faces 20 to 50 years in prison.