Johnson County (KWWL) — An Iowa City man has pleaded guilty to attempted murder, in the fatal beating of his father.
Flannery Kennedy-Meier entered the plea on Tuesday.
Kennedy-Meier has been sentenced to up to 25 years in prison.
He will be eligible for parole after 70 percent of his sentence has been served.
Kennedy-Meier was arrested in November 2017.
Officers say he hit his father in the head with a weapon, causing a skull fracture and brain bleed.
Kennedy-Meier’s father died in December 2017; an autopsy blamed the November beating.