No More Outs as Marcus Bebb-Jones Admits Murder
In just what reads more like a film plot than a real-life tale, British poker player Marcus Bebb-Jones pled responsible this week to second-degree murder in a Glenwood Springs, Colorado court within the loss of his wife Sabrina 16 years ago in Colorado. Giving no greater motive than that the killing was done in the ‘heat of passion,’ the 49-year-old poker star’s plea deal gets him no more than twenty years out of a feasible 32 that could possibly have been sentenced for the second-degree charges.
First arrested back during 2009 following a raid on their home in Worcestershire in their country that is native fought extradition for two years before being forced back to the States in 2011 to face trial. The poker player had denied any involvement until this week, although prosecutors had been suspicious when he proceeded a spending that is massive in Las Vegas after his wife disappeared. He subsequently attempted suicide by shooting himself into the head, but survived and went back to the UK with his then three-year-old son.
Skull Found in Colorado
The 1997 missing wife case had small to go on until a skull that was defined as Sabrina Bebb-Jones was found in Douglas Pass, Colorado in 2004. The couple owned the Melrose Hotel in Grand Junction, not far from the Pass, during the right period of the murder. It then took years that are several bring the instance to fruition, according to District Attorney Sheri