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Huckaby Pleads Guilty to 8-Year-Old's Murder

A resolution to a sad story: On Monday, Melissa Huckaby pleaded guilty to murdering 8-year-old Sandra Cantu last year. The story made national headlines at the time when Cantu went missing from the mobile-home park where she lived in California; she was found 10 days later in a suitcase. Huckaby originally pleaded not guilty but changed her plea to guilty on counts of first-degree murder and kidnapping "with enhancements." She'll be sentenced to 25 years to life without the possibility of parole. She'll also "probably" avoid the death penalty, according to a court official.