A 30 year old Jewell man has pleaded guilty to murder in the death of his infant son. Michael Meeker Junior today entered a guilty plea to second-degree murder in Hamilton County District Court in connection with the death of 15-month-old Tanner Doran.
Officials said Doran was found dead at his home in Jewell on December 1st,2008. An autopsy showed that the cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head. Meeker is being held in the Hamilton County Jail awaiting sentencing with the date to be determined.
Contributed by Pat Powers, KQWC, Webster City