Plea Deal In Deadly Road Rage Stabbing

Tuesday, October 28th 2008, 11:22 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, OK -- A 39-year old man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter stemming from a road rage stabbing earlier this year.

Alexander Busby had been charged with first degree murder.

During a hearing in Tulsa County District Court, Busby pleaded guilty to the reduced charge.

Tulsa Police say Busby stabbed another motorist, 29-year old John Hines, during a roadside confrontation.  Busby told police officers, a car Hines was in, forced Busby's vehicle off I-244.

The state is recommending 5 years in prison.

Sentencing is scheduled for December 9.

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