Man who killed Srinivas Kuchibhotla pleads guilty, faces life sentence
02:39, Mar 10, 2018
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A 52-year-old former USA navy veteran charged with killing Indian software engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla at a bar in Kansas last year pleaded guilty on Tuesday to murder in the shooting that was linked to a surge in ethnic, racial and anti-immigrant tensions after President Donald Trump's election.
Adam Purinton, 52, pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering an Indian immigrant a year ago in a suburban Kansas City bar.
Kuchibhotla was killed in the February 22, 2017, attack.
As Purinton ran away, Ian Grillot who had been sitting near the two Indian men, chased Purinton out of the bar so he wouldn't get away.
Many blamed US President Donald Trump's tough rhetoric on immigration, but the White House rejected any link between that and the shooting.
The shooting of the Indian-born engineer led to a massive outrage past year and Indian officials expressed concerns over the racial attacks on Indian citizens in the US.
A 52-year-old Olathe man admitted Tuesday that he fatally shot a Garmin engineer from India last year at Austins Bar & Grill.
KCUR said that Judge Charles Droege explained to Purinton that by admitting his guilt, he would face life in prison for the murder as well as a minimum of 146 months or a maximum of over 50 years in prison for the attempted murders.
Following the culprit accepting the guilt, victim's wife hoped that this will send a strong message that hate is never acceptable.
Adam Purinton appeared by closed circuit TV in court from the Johnson County detention center on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.
Purinton will be sentenced on May 4. "Shots from the defendants gun struck Srinivas several times causing him to fall to the ground. Let us continue to work for peace, understanding and love - the things Srinu stood for and will be his legacy", Dumala said.
As he stopped by at a local pub, he had allegedly told the bartender about the shooting incident in an inebriated state, following which, the staff informed the police.
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