A plea deal in case of Evansville man arrested for murder

Romanno Wright plea deal

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - There was a plea deal Monday in the case of one of three Evansville men arrested for murder.

Court documents show a murder charge was dismissed against 22-year-old Romanno Wright. He pleaded guilty to robbery by using or threatening use of force. He was sentenced to four years in prison with a 415 day credit.

Wright, Donovan Thomas and Dasean Summers were accused of robbing and killing Michael Pardee in the summer of 2018 during a drug deal in a parking lot off Green River Road.

Thomas was convicted of murder last month and was sentenced to 65 years in prison. Summers pleaded guilty to dealing marijuana and was sentenced to 644 days in jail.

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