Edgewood officer pleads guilty to reckless homicide

(Provided Photo/ Madison County Jail)

ANDERSON, Ind. A police officer accused in a Madison County crash that killed an expectant father and injured a pregnant woman – has reportedly pleaded guilty.

Edgewood Police Officer James Foutch entered a guilty plea to reckless homicide and criminal recklessness charges.

The crash happened in April 2014 on State Road 32, just east of Lapel.

Foutch was off duty at the time. 23-year-old Jesse Sperry died in the wreck.

His wife Rebecca – who was 9 months pregnant at the time – was seriously injured and had to have an emergency C-section.

Foutch’s sentencing is set for Sept. 17.

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