The final defendant in a 1998 motel-room beating death is expected to plead guilty Thursday.
Fred Fred, 23, is the last of 11 defendants to enter lesser pleas in the Aug. 23, 1998 killing of Sammy Resendiz at the Round House Inn Mote.
Clint Malone, 19, pleaded guilty Monday to felony battery with a deadly weapon resulting in substantial bodily harm and gross misdemeanor conspiracy to commit battery. He is the only defendant to plead to more than one charge.
"From the information I had he was one of the principal participants and was one of those involved (specifically) in the attack on Sammy Resendiz. That was the main reason for the extra charge," said Carson City District Attorney Noel Waters.
Also Monday, Sylvia Fred, 21, entered a plea of guilty to conspiracy to commit battery, and Elvin Fred, 20, pleaded guilty to battery with the use of a deadly weapon resulting in substantial bodily harm.
Rocky Boice Jr., 24, was the only defendant in the case to face a jury. He was found guilty in September of second-degree murder and is serving a 20- to 50-year sentence.
The prosecution contends the Malone, Boice and the Freds, along with Lew Dutchy, Jaron Malone, Julian Contreras, Michael Kizer, Alejandro Avila, David Moyle and Jessica Evans went to the Round House Inn after Evans, who pleaded to a battery charge last week, told them she'd been smacked by Hispanic gang member, Israel Ralla, earlier in the evening there.
Ralla was no longer at the room, but Resendiz, Carlos Lainez and Carolee Simpson were there when the group barged into the room carrying bats, chains and clubs and began beating Resendiz and Lainez.
Lainez was knocked unconscious, Resendiz was mortally wounded and died 13 hours later at a Reno hospital.
Moyle pleaded guilty in April of 1999 to a charge of conspiracy to commit battery with a deadly weapon.
Avila pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit burglary in November 1998.
Contreras, 19, pleaded guilty to battery with the use of a deadly weapon in August 2000.
Evans, 24, entered a plea March 6 to the charge of principle to commit battery with a deadly weapon.
Kizer, 18, pleaded guilty March 3 to gross misdemeanor conspiracy to commit battery and Jaron Malone pleaded guilty to felony battery resulting in substantial bodily harm.
April 17 and 24 have been set aside for the sentencings of all defendants.