A Kentucky man is jailed for the rest of his life after pleading guilty to kidnapping and murdering a 7-year-old girl who disappeared during a football match.
Gabbi Doolin's rape and assassination in 2015 shocked the small rural worker town of Scottsville, Kentucky, near the Tennessee border, where it happened.
Timothy Madden pleaded guilty on Saturday in exchange for a life sentence without parole in a plea against Allen County prosecutors. 19659003] According to May reports, he faces the death penalty if convicted.
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Gabbis mother only found WNKY Madden pleaded guilty on Friday.
"There is a sense of relief, but a deafness," said Amy Doolin, according to the station. "We were ready for a trial, and it happened out of the blue."
"I do not even know how to explain how I feel," she added. "We are grateful that we do not have to go through a long legal process."
Madden should be tried in September.
As part of the plea agreement, Madden maintained his innocence of raping Gabbi as part of an Alford plea in which he alleged that the attorneys-at-law had enough evidence to convict him.
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Gabbi was found in a creek behind a high school field. According to reports, the cause of death was choking and drowning.
She and her parents had gone to the field to watch their eleven-year-old brother play a youth soccer league game.
prosecutor Corey Morgan will set out his case against Madden on the conviction in October, according to WNKY,
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"It was a long one Way for the victims. I look forward to showing the Allen County community what it has done, "said Morgan.