Accused Florida airport shooter to plead guilty, get life sentence: report
Esteban Santiago, is shown in this booking photo provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, January 7, 2017. Courtesy Broward County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERS

The Iraq War veteran accused of killing five people at a Florida airport last year will plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence, the Sun Sentinel newspaper reported on Tuesday.


Esteban Santiago, 28, is accused of opening fire in the baggage claim area of the Fort Lauderdale airport on Jan. 6, 2017. U.S. prosecutors said in federal court on Tuesday that they would not seek the death penalty for Santiago.

Reporting by Bernie Woodall in Fort Lauderdale; Editing by Bill Trott