SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — A southern Arizona man accused of killing his ex-wife and her male pal after which burning their our bodies in a rented SUV final 12 months has pleaded responsible and been sentenced to life in jail with out parole.
Cochise County prosecutors stated 58-year-old Gregory Carlson of Sunizona admitted in court docket Tuesday that he fatally shot Duong Nguyen and Robert Atwell in early September.
Carlson stated he didn’t need his former spouse to take their 3-year-old daughter again to Philadelphia after the kid spent per week visiting him.
Carlson wrote in an announcement learn in court docket by his lawyer that he shot Nguyen and Atwell 3 times every, then drove the rental automobile with the 2 victims inside to a spot on his father or mother’s massive property in Sunizona.
“I used to be improper and I’m so sorry,” Carlson wrote in his assertion.
Carlson was sentenced throughout the identical court docket listening to, saying he needed to “carry finality” to everybody concerned within the matter together with his dad and mom.
The Sierra Vista Herald reported that the our bodies of Nguyen and Atwell have been by no means recovered apart from a handful of bones discovered outdoors the charred SUV.
Carlson was charged with first-degree homicide, tampering with bodily proof and abandonment or concealment of a lifeless physique.
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