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Mayan calendar figured in Longview murder

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KELSO — A Longview man who fatally shot his uncle in 2012 because he was upset over his mother’s death and obsessed with the “Mayan prophecy” the world would end has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

Testimony was set to resume Tuesday in the trial of Scott Wesley Humphreys when he surprised the court with a guilty plea. Cowlitz County prosecutors are recommending a 16-year prison term on Feb. 20 when the 49-year-old is sentenced.

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