MIAMI, Dec 21: A man pleaded guilty to the murder of a woman he met at a bar in Florida (USA), a crime committed in 1991 and an unsolved case since then, according to local media reports on Wednesday. The matter was done.
Michael Townson, 53, already serving a sentence for another murder, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree murder in connection with Linda’s death during a hearing Tuesday in mid-state Volusia County. Lois Little, who was reported missing on October 14, 1991.
Townson was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 25 years in prison.
The sentence comes after Townson confessed to the crime to police, stating that he met Little at a Daytona Beach nightclub and beat him to death while they were in his car.
Thereafter, and according to her testimony, Townson drove north on an interstate highway and when he reached the state of Georgia, he left the body behind a garbage dump in a rural area.
According to the State Attorney’s Office, Little’s body was never found and a recent review of unidentified bodies in custody by authorities in Camden County, Georgia did not show “a match” regarding Little.
“However, the defendant was shown a photograph of Little and confirmed ‘without a doubt’ that she was the woman he murdered in 1991,” the prosecutor’s office said in a statement. Chronology of the case and established facts.
The convicted man is already serving a life sentence for the 2007 murder of Sherri Carmanto, whom he beat to death with a steel pipe at the victim’s home in Titusville, south of Daytona Beach.