The plea agreement totals 445 years in prison. That prison time stems from an offer extended to Acevedo from the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office: Provide information now with the promise of no death penalty.
Acevedo will never have a chance at parole.
Scene featured Adkins' story earlier this year, just as the investigation into her disappearance was heating up. Her remains were found in mid-October of this year in a sewer manhole near I-90.
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