Fayetteville man pleads guilty to helping kill his wife

Posted: December 2, 2017 at 1:08 a.m.
Updated: December 2, 2017 at 1:08 a.m.

John Christopher Davis

John Christopher Davis admitted Friday in Washington County Circuit Court he helped beat his wife to death.

Plea bargain

A negotiated agreement between a criminal defendant and a prosecutor in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty or no contest to some crimes in return for reduction of the severity of the charges, dismissal of some of the charges or some other benefit to the defendant. A defendant must uphold his or her end of the deal, such as testifying against a co-defendant or the plea bargain may be revoked.

Source: uslegal.com

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