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Wed February 8, 2012

Morning headlines: Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Alyssa Bustamante was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole on February 8, 2012 for the murder of 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten.
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Central Missouri teen sentenced to life with possibility of parole

Eighteen-year-old Alyssa Bustamante has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the killing of her 9-year-old neighbor.

The Central Missouri teen was sentenced this morning in Cole County Circuit Court. She pleaded guilty in January to second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the October 2009 stabbing and strangling of her neighbor, Elizabeth Olten, in St. Martin’s, a small town west of Jefferson City.

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