- Associated Press - Friday, June 6, 2014

HAZARD, Ky. (AP) - An eastern Kentucky man who pleaded guilty to the fatal shootings of three people at a college campus will spend the rest of his life in prison.

WYMT-TV (https://bit.ly/1kPuSKl) reports Dalton Stidham was sentenced on Thursday to three consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole.

He pleaded guilty in May to killing his former girlfriend, 20-year-old Caitlin Cornett; her uncle, 53-year-old Jackie Cornett and her 12-year-old cousin, Taylor Jade Cornett. The plea agreement removed the possibility that Stidham would get the death penalty if convicted.

Police have said that Stidham had a child with Caitlin Cornett and the group had met in the parking lot of Hazard Community and Technical College to exchange custody of the 2-year-old boy.

___

Information from: WYMT-TV, https://www.wkyt.com/wymtnews

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide