Oklahoma gang member accepts plea in Joplin man's murder
May 3, 2017
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A man whose original conviction for a Joplin murder was overturned by the Missouri Supreme Court accepted a plea deal that will send him to prison for 20 years.
Twenty-two-year-old Daniel Hartman entered Alford pleas Monday to second-degree murder and armed criminal action for his role in the death of 23-year-old Jacob Wages of Joplin.
The Joplin Globe reports (http://bit.ly/2p5XMQY ) Hartman was originally given two life sentences and a 15-year term after being convicted in 2014. The state Supreme Court overturned the convictions last year, saying a defense witness sho...