Man Admits to Murder for 2016 Wilkes-Barre Shooting Death

WILKES-BARRE -- A man facing homicide charges for a deadly shooting in Wilkes-Barre last year has pleaded guilty.

Keanu Pinnock pleaded guilty Thursday to third-degree murder.

Pinnock was picked up by authorities in Sunrise, Florida in connection with the shooting death of Irvando Crooks in Wilkes-Barre in September of 2016.

Police believe Pinnock and another man, Tevon Thomas, 24, shot Crooks at a home on North Sherman Street in Wilkes-Barre. Crooks later died at the hospital.


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