A man considered a suspect in three Joplin murders pleads guilty in federal court. Brian Lamel McDaniel faced ten felony charges in federal court relating to weapons and drugs charges. He pleaded guilty to two of those charges, the others will be dropped as part of an agreement with the U.S. Attorney`s Office. His sentencing is set for February 26th. He could face up to thirty years in prison for the two felonies. According to Tulsa court documents, McDaniel is considered a suspect in three separate Joplin murders. The most recent that of Kendace DeCarlo over July 4th weekend. Joplin Police maintain McDaniel is not considered a suspect, only a person of interest in their ongoing investigation.