Nixon pleads guilty to 2015 murder of man whose body was dumped in Eden

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. - A man charged in connection to the murder of 22-year-old Damon Jennings has pleaded guilty to first degree murder, the Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.

Kevin Nixon, 23, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty at a motions hearing Wednedsay morning. His sentencing is set for a later date, officials said.

Jennings was stabbed to death in Baltimore County in October 2015, officials said. His body was found along a roadside in Eden in Somerset County.

Nixon, a former UMES student, was originally going to be tried in Somerset County, but the charges were moved to Baltimore County since it was the reported location of the where the murder happened.

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