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Lake City man pleads guilty to murdering stepfather

Christopher Tray Yerbey (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office) Christopher Tray Yerbey (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)
LAKE CITY, AR (KAIT) -

A Craighead County man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of his stepfather.

Christopher Tray Yerbey, 27, entered the plea in Lake City on Monday, according to Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington.

He was arrested in connection with the shooting death of  55-year-old Rickie Glen Kirkendoll in August 2017.

Yerbey was sentenced to 23 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction followed by 15 years suspended imposition of sentence.

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