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Magoffin County man pleads guilty to manslaughter

A Magoffin County man charged with murder and DUI pleads guilty to lesser charges.

Police say in May of last year, 23 year old Trenton Tackett was driving under the influence of pills on US-460 in Magoffin County and hit another car.

38 year old Anita Back died at the scene. Her five year old daughter suffered serious injuries.

Tackett took a plea deal and pleaded guilty to manslaughter and two counts of assault.

The other charges were dismissed.

Tackett was sentenced to ten years in prison.


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