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Man pleads guilty to killing, putting victim in freezer

Man pleads guilty to killing, putting victim in freezer

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man pleaded guilty to a murder charge Tuesday after admitting he strangled his roommate and stuffed the body into an unplugged freezer in 2017. A Jackson County grand jury indicted Thomas Stafford on a capital murder charge. But, District Attorney Angel Myers McIlrath said he was allowed to plead to a reduced charge after prosecutors consulted...

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