Man pleads guilty to shooting, killing girlfriend in 2015

Man pleads guilty to shooting, killing girlfriend in 2015
Brett Wayne Burnley, 31 (Source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office)

CADDO PARISH, LA (KSLA) - A man pleaded guilty Monday to shooting and killing his girlfriend back in November 2015.

Brett Wayne Burnley, 31, admitted that on November 27, 2015, he went to the home of a family friend and killed his girlfriend, 23-year-old Brittany Leann Green.

He confessed to firing several shots at her using an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and three bullets striking her.

Burnley pleaded guilty to manslaughter and as a second habitual felony offender was sentenced to 60 years in prison at hard labor without benefit of probation or suspension of sentence.

Burnley's prior convictions are for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and criminal mischief, both in 2010. He also has a misdemeanor conviction in 2014 for simple criminal property damage.

The pleading was accepted with the concurrence of the victim's parents.

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