SEVERE WX: Heat Advisory View Alerts

Man pleads guilty to killing nuns in 2017

June 21, 2018

Posted: Thu Jun 21 10:49:26 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Jun 21 10:49:27 PDT 2018

Speech to Text for Man pleads guilty to killing nuns in 2017

Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate.

a mississippi man has pleaded guilty to the 2016 killing of two roman catholic nuns in an agreement that averts the possibility of the death penalty... this was opposed by the women's families and their religious orders. 48 year old rodney earl sanders will be sentenced to life without parole... the plea taking place in state courtroom in lexington.... blocks away from where sisters margaret held and paula merrill had worked as nurse practitioners in a medical clinic. sanders was indicted for raping and stabbing to death held and merrill in their shared home in nearby
Tupelo
Few Clouds
90° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 73°
Feels Like: 98°
Columbus
Few Clouds
91° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 72°
Feels Like: 104°
Oxford
Broken Clouds
82° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 91°
Starkville
Clear
91° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 102°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather