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Linked by DNA, Mississippi man pleads guilty in 1990 killing

Linked by DNA, Mississippi man pleads guilty in 1990 killing

COLUMBUS, Miss. A Mississippi man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after he pleaded guilty Tuesday to capital murder in the 1990 killing of a woman in a Starkville home. Michael Wayne Devaughn of Rienzi was arrested in 2018 after an investigator used DNA to connect him to the scene where police said 65-year-old...

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