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Viola Police Chief Reacts to Murderer’s Guilty Plea

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(Mercer County Assistant State's Attorney Meeghan Lee, left, meets with law enforcement and other officials Monday outside the Mercer County Courthouse.)

(Mercer County Assistant State’s Attorney Meeghan Lee, left, meets with law enforcement and other officials Monday outside the Mercer County Courthouse.)

He said it didn’t matter how he was brought to justice, but even the police chief of Viola in Mercer County says he was surprised 46-year-old William “Pete” White confessed to killing his estranged wife three years ago.