One of two men arrested last year in a cold-case homicide from 2012 pleaded guilty Monday.
Damarkeo J. Lockhart, 22, kept backing out of the plea negotiation Monday in Richmond County Superior Court, but with potential jurors lined up outside the courtroom ready for jury selection, Lockhart finally admitted he was guilty of felony murder.
Lockhart, an 11th-grade dropout who had supported himself by doing odd jobs, was sentenced by Judge J. Wade Padgett to life in prison with the possibility of parole.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Superman is headed for the Super Bowl.
He’s taking the Carolina Panthers with him.
Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two others, and Carolina’s big-play defense stifled the league’s top-ranked offense in a 49-15 romp Sunday for the NFC championship.
The NFL’s new top man at quarterback – Newton is an All-Pro this season – will lead the Panthers against five-time MVP Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos in two weeks. Carolina is favored by four points.