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Plea deal reached in Christmas Eve shooting death of Longview teen

Adrian Blankenship. Photo Source: Smith County Jail. Adrian Blankenship. Photo Source: Smith County Jail.

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - On Thursday morning, Adrian Blankenship, one of two accused in the Christmas Eve shooting death of Longview teen Nicole Cartwright, entered into a plea agreement in Judge Kennedy's courtroom.

The plea agreement lessened the charge against Blankenship from murder to man slaughter.

Blankenship was sentenced to 20 years in a Texas prison.

He will be eligible for parole after serving two and a half years.


 

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