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Defendant admits his guilt in brutal stabbing death

By TARA JENNINGSLedger Staff Writer A Gaffney man admitted stabbing a Blacksburg man to death in November of 2003 during proceedings Thursday in Cherokee County General Sessions Court. Eric Dewayne Blackwell, 24, of Limestone Courts Apartments, 940 N. Limestone St., Gaffney, pleaded guilty to murdering 27-year-old Chris Allen Riddle of Blacksburg. Blackwell faces 30 years to life in prison with […]

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