Lexington man pleads guilty to second-degree murder

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A man in Lexington has pled guilty to charges for murder the mother of his children. 

Derek Chittum has taken a plea agreement on second-degree murder charges. 

Chittum is accused of stabbing 31-year-old Kelly Farmer to death back in 2017. 

He was also charged with first-degree murder. That charge will be dropped as part of the plea bargain. 

Chittum will be back in court for sentencing at the end of April. 

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