New Jersey man pleads guilty to fatally stabbing alleged abuser

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

NEWTON, N.J. (WABC) -- A New Jersey man who claims to have been raped as a little boy pleaded guilty Wednesday to the deadly stabbing of his alleged abuser.

Clark Fredericks of Stillwater now faces up to ten years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter.

Fredericks admitted to stabbing Dennis Pegg in 2012. He claims Pegg had sexually abused him from the age of 8 to 12 while he was a Boy Scout.

In court, Fredericks described killing Pegg.

"I started stabbing Dennis," he said. "I said over and over, 'How does it feel raping little kids now'? I also repeated, 'It's not so fun raping little kids now, is it?' At the end I slit his throat."

Fredericks will be sentenced this fall.

A co-defendant accused of acting as a lookout in the killing will be in court next week.

Fredericks reportedly said a childhood friend and a family member had been raped by Pegg as well.