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Warwick pleads guilty in grandmother's murder, sentenced to life


WILLMAR — Robert Warwick, 18, of Willmar, pleaded guilty to first degree murder while committing a felony in Kandiyohi County District Court in Willmar on Wednesday for the July 29, 2013 death of Lila Warwick, 79, in her home.

Judge David Mennis sentenced him to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years. As part of a plea agreement a count of first degree murder, premeditated was dismissed.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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