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Man pleads guilty to killing Kansas girlfriend with shovel


November 18, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The boyfriend of a woman found dead in her home after being beaten with a shovel has pleaded guilty to killing her.

The Wichita Eagle reports that 38-year-old Travis Becker Jr. entered the plea Friday afternoon in a Sedgwick County courtroom to reduced charges of first-degree felony murder and aggravated kidnapping in the November 2017 death of 42-year-old Perla Rodriguez. He had originally been charged with first-degree premeditated murder.

He's expected to serve about 40 years after he's sentenced on Jan. 2.

Rodriguez was outreach director for the Wichita Area Sexua...

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