Barron County (WQOW) – Three people accused of lying to police about a man’s disappearance have agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors.
Jesse Scribner, Levi Mattila and Marcella Hill were charged with obstructing officers who were investigating the disappearance of Chris Etichison of Barron in April.
He was later found dead in a Minnesota cabin after becoming extremely intoxicated during a drinking contest.
The three allegedly lied about knowing Etchison’s whereabouts and used his debit card to buy gas. All three have pleaded guilty to obstructing an officer. Scribner also entered a guilty plea for bail jumping. All three await sentencing hearings.