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Jesse Matthew could be seen through an Albemarle County courthouse window on his way to entering a plea agreement for the murders and abductions of Hannah Graham and Morgan Harrington. He was given four additional life sentences. Staff photo

Jesse Matthew pleads guilty, receives four additional life sentences

  Convicted murderer Jesse Matthew pleaded guilty to the first degree murders and abductions of both Hannah Graham and Morgan Harrington in Albemarle County Circuit Court on March 2. He was given four life sentences—the maximum sentence for each count. Matthew will avoid the death penalty because Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert Tracci nolle prossed his capital murder charge […]