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Teen accused of murdering BA teacher, raping elderly woman enters blind guilty plea

Posted: 12:50 PM, Mar 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-13 18:51:06-04
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TULSA — A teen accused of murdering a Broken Arrow teacher and raping an elderly woman in 2017 has avoided trial by entering a blind guilty plea.

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Deonte Green entered the blind plea on Wednesday, which means there is no prepared deal with the prosecutor, and he will take his chances at sentencing held before a judge.

In October 2017, Green was arrested for shooting and killing BA middle school teacher Shane Anderson in front of his two daughters.

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Police said that Green raped an 81-year-old woman in the same neighborhood 30 minutes before the fatal shooting.

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Tulsa District Attorney's Office said Green entered the blind plea to all the counts - which included kidnapping, murder and rape - except for three counts of possession of a firearm, which were dropped.

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Green's sentencing is scheduled for July 9-11.

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