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Shiprock man pleads guilty to second-degree murder

Created: 04/24/2014 8:27 AM
By: The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a Shiprock man will be sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder.
    
The U.S. Attorney's Office says the charge against 39-year-old Alvert Miller stems from an April 2013 drunken-driving accident in which a passenger was killed.
    
Milled pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque on Wednesday. His sentencing hasn't yet been scheduled.
    
The accident occurred near Littlewater on the Navajo Nation.

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