A mother and daughter who have pleaded guilty in the 2017 murder of a Franklin County man, faced a judge Thursday for a two-day sentencing hearing in St. Albans. Erika Guttilla pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder in the killing of her boyfriend, Troy Ford, at her family’s home in Highgate. Her mother, Carmen, pleaded guilty to accessory to murder by providing the gun and helping dispose of the body. The mother and daughter have sat in prison for more than four years, the longest of any female detainees in Vermont. The sentencing hearing continues Friday and is expected to include more testimony from Erika Guttilla and what led up to the fatal shooting. Both women face 20 years to life in prison.