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Jury convicts Mercer Co. man in woman's murder

MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A jury found a man guilty of killing a central Kentucky woman.

Police say Paul Estes conspired with Meghan Brooks to kill her mother, Debora Brooks in 2009.

She was suffocated with a pillow and plastic bag at her Mercer County home.

Brooks pleaded guilty and is serving a 17-year sentence.

The jury recommended life without the possibility of parole for 25 years for Estes.

He will be formally sentenced on May 13.


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