Georgia inmate admitted killing guards in recorded interview
EATONTON, Ga. (AP) - One of two Georgia inmates accused of killing two guards last year admitted in a recorded interview that he shot the guards.
The recording of Ricky Dubose being interviewed by law enforcement after his arrest was played in court Wednesday.
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Dubose and Donnie Rowe are accused of shooting Sgt. Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue with the guards' guns while escaping from a prison transfer bus southeast of Atlanta last June. They were arrested in Tennessee a few days later.
Both men face the death penalty.
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Dubose told authorities the escape wasn't planned, but that he seized an opportunity. He also said Rowe didn't want to kill anyone.
Dubose's attorneys are asking a judge not to allow the video confession at trial.
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