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Cop Killer Enters Guilty Plea

Richard Long Jr, one of the men charged in the shooting death of Rayville Police Sgt. Tommy Alexander, pleaded guilty this morning and will spend the rest of his life in prison.
Rayville -- Richard Long Jr, one of the men charged in the shooting death of Rayville Police Sgt. Tommy Alexander, pleaded guilty this morning and will spend the rest of his life in prison.

District Attorney Mack Lancaster says as part of his plea agreement, Long will not be eligible for parole. 

Sgt. Tommy Alexander was shot and killed on the night of September 11, 2010 after he responded to a 911 call.

Lancaster says he is pleased with the outcome and that "Long will spend the rest of his life in prison for this senseless murder".

Sgt. Alexander was a 20-year veteran with the Rayville City Police Department.

A second suspect, Robert Walker, pleaded guilty in June 2011. He also received life in prison.

A third suspect, Anthony D. Oatis, is set to go on trial in May. He's charged with first degree murder. 

In September of last year, a section of Highway 80 was named after Sgt. Alexander. 
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