Thursday, October 6, 2011

Two Capital Murder Trials Slated for October Plea Out

Two cases slated for capital murder trials to begin next week both pleaded guilty and were sentenced to life without parole.

Saadi Williams, charged in a Vance County robbery murder in 2008 of the Williamsboro Grocery, was sentenced on Monday. Press here.

Barney Gamble, charged in a Johnston County, pleaded guilty of murdering a couple in their home and lighting their house on fire.  "In making this decision, my staff and I took into consideration the concern of the Beasleys’ family and their wishes for closure," Susan Doyle, the elected DA, said in a statement. Press here.

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