On 08/15/2022 Myles Daniel Hickman, 27, entered a plea of guilty to 3rd Degree Murder in Blue Earth County Court.  Hickman was arrested in August of 2021 by Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force Agents after an investigation into the May 2021 drug overdose death of 31 year old Jesse Barnhart.  Hickman admitted during his plea hearing that he sold heroin containing fentanyl to Barnhart.    

Hickman remains in custody and is scheduled to be sentenced in September.