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Nobles pleads guilty to lesser charge

LAWTON, Okla._A Lawton man accused of murder avoided trial by pleading guilty to a lesser charge in a Comanche County courtroom.

Kenneth Nobles was charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Jonathan Shepard last May. His trial was set to start Tuesday, May 27, but prosecutors announced that Nobles had agreed to plead guilty to manslaughter and a felony charge of pointing a weapon.

Nobles was sentenced to 20 years, but only twelve of those will be served behind bars.

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