MUG - Jesse Cruz - 5/8/17

Jesse Cruz reached a settlement agreement in drug overdose death of a Spring Hill teen. He had been charged with second-degree murder and reached a settlement to plead guilty to a charge of reckless homicide. (Photo: Spring Hill Police Department)

FRANKLIN, TN (WSMV) - A man charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Spring Hill teen from a drug overdose has accepted a plea agreement, according to the defendant’s attorney.

Attorney William Pomeroy said in a news release that as part of a settlement agreement, Jesse Montes Cruz, now 22, will plead guilty to reckless homicide and faces a sentence of three years and 11 more years for unrelated drug charges.

Cruz was charged with the death of Hannah Hicks on Nov. 12, 2016, from a drug overdose. She was 18 and had graduated from Summit High School in May 2016. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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