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ETX man pleads guilty to criminal negligent homicide

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Jared Stinecipher. (Source: Smith County Jail) Jared Stinecipher. (Source: Smith County Jail)
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

A Smith County Sheriff Deputy's son pleaded guilty in court for criminal negligent homicide.

Authorities say Jared Stinecipher, 25, left the scene of a Dec. 17, 2011, crash that killed a Tyler man.

Police say Stinecipher left his truck and ran into the woods as first responders rushed Arthur Murphy, 50, to a hospital where he later died.

Sentencing for Stinecipher is scheduled for 9 a.m. Dec. 7. He faces up to 10 years in jail and a fine up to $10,000. He remains in the Smith County Jail.


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