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1 of 9 suspects pleads in Topeka woman's death

Published on -2/15/2013, 3:08 PM

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- One of nine people charged in the killing of a Topeka woman and the wounding of her partner pleaded no contest to four charges.

Twenty-two-year-old Ronald Wakes of Topeka entered the plea Friday in the July 2011 death of 40-year-old Natalie Gibson and shooting of 43-year-old Lori Allison. The women were shot during a robbery attempt as they arrived at their home.

Wakes pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter, aggravated robbery, aggravated battery and attempted aggravated intimidation of a witness.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/11KWYTQ ) Wakes is scheduled to be sentenced March 26. Attorneys have recommended a sentence of 103 months.

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