Man sentenced to 50 years in Letcher County murder case

A Letcher County man is sentenced to 50 years in prison for murdering a Neon man.

The Mountain Eagle reports Circuit Judge Sam Wright followed the recommendations in a plea agreement.

John William Pigg Junior killed 70-year old Ralph Marcum in April 2008.

Two others, Lloyd Pigg and Christina Collins, also pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the case.

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