Published: Sep 07, 2012 11:52 AM EDT
Updated: Sep 07, 2012 12:36 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Convicted murderer Brian Casey, who faced a second murder trial for the death of Larrick Sikes, reached a plea agreement with prosecutors today.

Casey was sentenced to life in prison in May for murdering Ryan Vanderson and setting the body on fire.

Casey is currently facing charges in the death of Larrick Sikes, a childhood friend. The defense and prosecution reached an agreement and Casey signed it.