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Past murder could get EC man life for threat against police officer

Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 9:57 am

A 27-year-old El Campo man accused of threatening a police officer faces up to 25 years to life in prison if convicted.

Prosecutors will emphasize the fact he killed his father 12 years ago in the case. Typically, prior convictions provide either leverage for a guilty plea or help ensure a lengthy sentence.

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