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story.lead_photo.caption Laquan Javaris Fitzpatrick, 19, leaves the courtroom of Pulaski County Circuit Judge Barry Sims after pleading guilty Friday to his involvement in the murder of Salvation Army Maj. Philip Wise last Christmas Eve in North Little Rock. - Photo by Rick McFarland

Seven months and 18 days after his arrest for participating in the Christmas Eve murder of a Salvation Army major in front of his three children, 19-year-old Laquan Javaris Fitzpatrick on Friday admitted his guilt, looked the man’s crying widow in the eye and said he was sorry.

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Front Section, Pages 1 on 10/30/2010

Print Headline: ‘Sorry,’ killer’s aide tells widow

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  • golfdude
    October 30, 2010 at 7:09 a.m.

    little GHETTO BOY needs a needle in his arm, save us the expense of life in prison

  • minnowvale
    October 30, 2010 at 7:51 a.m.

    Yep...he's sorry alright! And hopefully, the entire 50 year sentence will be fulfilled.

  • charlie3704
    October 30, 2010 at 12:39 p.m.

    If indeed he is sorry, im sure its only because he was caught and convicted. These thugs and others like him are cowards and Im only sorry my tax dollars will have to go to feed and cloth and his medical for the next very few years.

  • NickieD
    October 30, 2010 at 2:16 p.m.

    Oh, he'll be VERY sorry after a few months of being "butt-forked"...
    The real curiosity is why should the tax payers be burdened with supporting this useless piece of crap for the next 35 years minimum, at about $35K a year?
    It hardly seems fair to us...