Anna Schroeder agrees to plea agreement for 2nd-degree murder

Anna Schroeder is charged as an adult in the murder of her mother, 53-year-old Peggy Schroeder...
Anna Schroeder is charged as an adult in the murder of her mother, 53-year-old Peggy Schroeder in July of 2017. (KWQC)(KWQC)
Published: Jan. 8, 2020 at 12:35 PM CST
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The state of Illinois and Anne Schroeder's attorney have reached a plea agreement; Schroeder entered a guilty plea to one count of 2nd-degree murder in the

The other charges were dropped.

Schroeder was originally accused of 1st-degree murder but this plea agreement states on this new charge she will face 4 to 20 years.

A judge had

after she told police that she didn't want to talk anymore, this includes her confession. This is according to

.

In the document, it states that statements made by Schroeder prior to making the statement, "I don't want to talk anymore", are voluntary and admissible. However, the statements that were made after, including her confession, "are determined to be involuntary and are, thus, inadmissible and must be suppressed."

Schroeder will not be eligible for probation. This type of agreement also means there will not be a trial for this case.