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Alaska Teen Pleads Guilty To Killing Foster Father Over E-Cig Charger

Peter Henry, 18, pleaded guilty on Dec. 2 to shooting and killing his foster father, Marvell Johnson, back in 2014.
Peter Henry, 18, pleaded guilty on Dec. 2 to shooting and killing his foster father, Marvell Johnson, back in 2014.

An Anchorage man pleaded guilty to first degree murder Friday after admitting to police that he shot and killed his foster father because he took away his e-cigarette charger.

Peter Henry, 18, shot 64-year-old Marvell Johnson multiple times in his east Anchorage home on Oct. 7, 2014, based on findings outlined in Johnson’s autopsy report, according to the Associated Press (AP).

Family members claimed that Johnson and his wife opened their home to foster children for nearly 30 years.

Henry’s sentencing is scheduled for March 30, and as per the plea agreement, he will be facing a prison sentence of 80 years with 20 years suspended, the AP reports.

To read more, click here for the article that appeared on Channel 2 News, KTUU.com.