Man accused in Catfish King murder pleads guilty

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - One of the men involved in the Catfish King attempted robbery-turned-murder pled guilty to a lesser charge on Monday, according to the Angelina County District Attorney's office.

According to prosecuting attorney Art Beuereiss, Brian Martin Womack, of Hudson, pled guilty to murder, aggravated robbery and aggravated assault. He will be eligible for parole in 70 years.

Womack, who was indicted with a capital murder charge, agreed to two life sentences plus 20 years, all stacked on top of each other.

Womack shot Keith Labrozzi to death on July 18, 2008, during an attempted robbery at 10:36 p.m. at Catfish King.

Womack exchanged gunfire with Labrozzi and his girlfriend Katie Jeffreys, who was leaving the restaurant with a night deposit. Womack shot Jeffreys in the foot and shot Labrozzi several times. Womack suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach.

Two others involved in the death, Jerrod Berwick and Robert Dewayne Buschman, have been indicted on capital murder charges.