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Man pleads guilty in 2010 beating death


Springfield - A Springfield man has pleaded guilty in the 2010 beating death of a railroad worker.


The railroad workers body was discovered by a co-worker. 41-year-old Prie Patterson entered the guilty plea on Thursday.


Patterson will serve a 31 year sentence for killing 58-year-old Larry Boyer. Authorities say DNA evidence linked Patterson to the crime.

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