Milam County, TX — A Rockdale man pleaded guilty to first degree felony murder on Monday for the May 6, 2012 shooting death of the woman he was reportedly residing with, Sheila Marie Owens.
Stephen Lenard Daniell, 47, pleaded guilty in Judge John W. Youngblood’s 20th Judicial District Court.
Daniell will be sentenced by the judge after a hearing, which will include the results of a Presentence Investigation and witnesses for both the defense and the prosecution. The sentencing hearing is scheduled for April 29 at 10:00 a.m. The judge will have a sentencing range of 5 to 99 years, or life. Daniell is not eligible for probation.