Broken Arrow Teen Pleads Guilty To Muskogee Death

Monday, September 28th 2009, 4:23 pm
By: News On 6

WAGONER, OK -- A Broken Arrow teen pleaded guilty Monday to the December beating death of a Muskogee man.

Gage Broom, 17, was arrested on a first-degree manslaughter complaint in the death of 27-year-old Justin Childress. Childress' battered body was discovered December 5 near his sister's home outside of Broken Arrow.

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Broom accepted a plea deal before his trial of 20 years in prison and three years on probation. Broom will serve at least 17 years of the sentence.