A source close to the case told WTVQ’s fellow ABC affiliate WHAS11 that David Sparks pleaded guilty to acting alone in her murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence.
Spurlock, a mother of three from Richmond, disappeared in January 2019. She was last seen alive on surveillance video leaving a bar in Lexington with three men.
Six months later, Spurlock’s remains were found at a property in Garrard County which is owned by Sparks’ family.
Sparks was arrested for Spurlock’s murder and later indicted by a grand jury. In September 2019, he pleaded not guilty.
Sparks is not eligible for the death penalty.
January 4, 2019: Savannah Spurlock is last seen alive on video surveillance cameras. She was walking with three men out of a Lexington bar.
January 9, 2019: Police identify and question the three men last seen with Spurlock. One of them
Speaking from the site where United Flight 93 was taken down by hijackers on 9/11, Donald Trump said “all faiths” came together following the terrorist attack despite suggesting as a candidate in 2015 that the “large Arab populations” of New Jersey celebrated as the World Trade Center towers fell.
“We promise you the unwavering love, support and devotion of all Americans,” Mr Trump said during an annual ceremony in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. “In the days and weeks after 9/11, citizens of all faiths, backgrounds, colors and creeds came together, prayed together, mourned together, and rebuilt together. The song ‘God Bless America’ became a rallying cry for the nation.”
But Mr Trump said something different during a 2015 campaign rally before he became president.
“There were people that were cheering on the other side of New Jersey, where you have large Arab populations. They were cheering as the World
Nearly 15 years after Christie Wilson was last seen in the parking lot of the Thunder Valley Casino in Lincoln — and 13 years after a man was convicted in her murder — Placer County officials announced Monday that they had finally found her body – on the property once owned by the man who killed her.
“We are grateful to be able to bring closure to the Wilson family,” Placer County Sheriff Devon Bell said at a news conference in Auburn with the Wilson family and District Attorney Morgan Gire.
Officials said they were able to locate Wilson’s remains using new technology from ground-penetrating radar, as well as some guidance from someone they would not identify.
But they were adamant that they never received any help from Mario Flavio Garcia — the last person she was seen with and the man convicted in her murder.
Garcia is a “convicted
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