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Ill. man pleads guilty to '04 murder of 3-year-old

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JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- A convicted sex offender pleaded guilty Wednesday in the 2004 sexual assault and murder of a 3-year-old suburban Chicago girl whose father was wrongly accused in the crime.


With the parents of Riley Fox sitting just a few feet away, Scott Eby said in a clear voice the word "guilty" six times -- ensuring he will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

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