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Guilty Plea Entered Before Start Of Trial

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WILKES-BARRE — Jury selection was scheduled to start Monday in a homicide trial in Luzerne County. Instead, George Barnes decided to plead guilty to third-degree murder.

Investigators say Barnes shot and killed Daron Trollinger in Edwardsville last year.

He was immediately sentenced to 15 to 30 years in prison.

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