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Feds: Seminole man pleads guilty in connection to 2 killings


October 21, 2021

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — A Seminole man who was a member of a Native American prison gang pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges connected to separate homicides, federal prosecutors announced.

Matthew Onesimo Armstrong, 32, a member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon and to using a firearm during a crime of violence in connection with the May 2015 killing of Scotty Candler. Another man, John Douglas Knight, has been charged with killing Candler, and a jury trial in that case is set for January.

Armstrong also pleaded guilty to murder in Indian...

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