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Defendant in Mother-Daughter Killings Takes Alford Plea

Wednesday, defendant Jason Scott accepted an Alford plea for the murders of Delores Dewitt and her daughter Ebony, and was sentenced to two life sentences with all but 85 years suspended. The Alford plea acknowledges the strength of the prosecution’s evidence, but is not a guilty plea. Scott will likely not face charges in three other murders. A look at the case of Maryland’s Mother-Daughter Killings.

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