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 victims’ families approved the plea bargain.Pinkerton was be the first defendant to go to trial in the deaths. The victims ...
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