NEW BOSTON Texas Romeo Pinkerton, a convicted burglar, pleaded guilty here Monday to the 1983 murders of five people abducted from a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in Kilgore, Texas. Pinkerton, 49, entered the plea as part of a deal to avoid a possible death penalty. He received a life sentence for each of the five deaths.District Judge J. Clay Gossett said the victimsâ€™ families approved the plea bargain.Pinkerton was be the first defendant to go to trial in the deaths. The victims ...
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