Franklin Co. man enters manslaughter plea

Franklin Co. man enters manslaughter plea

FRANKLIN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - The Franklin County district attorney said a man indicted on a murder charge entered an open plea last week.

Jason Green is accused of shooting his live-in girlfriend, Shay Ledlow, at their Oak Hills Drive home in January 2011 and trying to pass the scene off as a suicide.

Green's trial was set to begin Monday; however, he entered an open plea to manslaughter in the days leading up to the trial.

Sentencing will be set within the next 30-45 days.

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