- Associated Press - Friday, April 22, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - A second Buckeye man has pleaded guilty in a 2015 killing.

Richard Anthony Burns Jr. pleaded guilty Friday in Maricopa County Superior Court to second-degree murder in the April 2015 shooting death of 19-year-old Matthew Christensen.

Co-defendant Zackary Chase Howard pleaded guilty to the same charge on April 7.

According to police, Burns and Howard conspired to rob Christensen where his body was found on a trail behind a school.


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