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Teen pleads guilty in double homicide

LAWTON, Okla._A Lawton teen has pleaded guilty to his role in a double homicide that happened January 2014.

Wesley Bankston, 17, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder. Bankston admitted to helping Thorsten Rushing plan the murder of Rushing's dad, Uwe, and younger brother, Stefan. Bankston's involvement included picking up co-defendants from the victim's home the night of the murder and helping destroy evidence.

He will be formally sentenced in June and could face life without the possibility of parole.

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