JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville man pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of second-degree murder in the 2011 shooting deaths of a newlywed couple.
Tyreyon Washington pleaded guilty to killing Jeanette Hawkins and Ricky Morgan. Their burned bodies were found in a wooded area in Brooklyn, just west of downtown, about two weeks after they were reported missing in August 2011.
Two others -- Emanuel Presley and Harochio Varnadore -- are also charged in the killings, which were the result of a drug-related dispute, investigators said.
According to the arrest reports of Washington and Presley, Washington admitted to planning, kidnapping and killing the couple.
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