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Plea, sentencing for Magoffin Co. man on trial for murder

A Magoffin County man who stands charged with murder and DUI pleads guilty to lesser charges. Police say in May of last year, 23-year-old Trenton Tackett was driving under the influence of pills on US-460 in Magoffin County and hit another car. Anita Back, 38, died at the scene. Her five-year-old daughter suffered serious injuries. Tackett took a plea deal and pleaded guilty to manslaughter and two counts of assault. The other charges were dismissed. Tackett has been sentenced to ten years in prison.

Filed under: Magoffin Co. | Prescription pill abuse | DUI | Violent crimes | Court cases


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