Memphis man enters guilty plea for 2018 Lauderdale Co. murder

Jesse Parker has pleaded not guilty for a 2018 murder and will spend 35 years in prison.
Published: Oct. 18, 2022 at 10:42 AM CDT
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LAUDERDALE Co., Ala. (WAFF) - A Memphis man pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday while on trial for a 2018 homicide in Florence.

According to Chris Connolly, the Lauderdale County District Attorney, Jesse Parker pleaded guilty to the murder of Christopher Cobb Tuesday morning.

Connolly says that with the murder plea comes a 35-year prison sentence, he will be moved to state prison within 30 days.

Court records show that Parker’s sentence will be 35 straight years served in state prison. As part of the plea agreement, Parker will also pay court costs.