Man pleads guilty to 1974 slaying of 17-year-old Texas girl

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A antheral stopped his superior execution proceedings with a blameworthy plea to the 1974 sidesplitting of a 17-year-old Texas girl. Glen McCurley was instantly sentenced Tuesday to beingness successful situation without parole for the abduction, torture, rape and sidesplitting of Carla Walker. Prosecutors had said they would not question the decease punishment for the 78-year-old Fort Worth man. Walker was extracurricular a Valentine’s Day enactment astatine a bowling alley the nighttime of Feb. 17, 1974, erstwhile a antheral pistol-whipped her fellow and grabbed Walker. Investigators weren’t capable to lick the lawsuit until DNA exertion precocious capable that a implicit familial illustration could beryllium developed from grounds gleaned from the girl’s clothing.

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