Man pleads guilty to roommate’s murder

Ryan Klug (Provided Photo/ the Republic)
Ryan Klug (Provided Photo/ the Republic)

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) – A 36-year-old Columbus man pleaded guilty to the murder of his 26-year-old roommate.

Police officials say Ryan Klug killed his apartment roommate and Cummins engineer Adaobi Obih, on Nov. 17 of last year.

Thursday, Klug pleaded guilty to murder but mentally ill as part of a plea agreement, 24-Hour News 8’s news gathering partner the Republic reports.

Klug’s trial is set to begin on May 13 and a sentencing hearing is scehduled for May 22 at 1:30 p.m. in Bartholomew Circuit Court. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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