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Local News
7:02 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Richard Hooten, the Indiana Man With Many Chances, Accepts Life Sentence in Plea

Richard Hooten in 1985
Credit Kentucky Department of Corrections

This story was written by R.G. Dunlop of the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting.

An Indiana man who has spent nearly half of his adult life behind bars pleaded guilty Thursday to the high-profile killing of a Clarksville teenager last year.

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