Two plead guilty in murder of Ted's Hamburgers owner

Posted at 4:24 PM, Apr 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-07 17:30:51-04

TULSA -- Two men have pled guilty in the murder of a Tulsa hamburger restaurant owner.

According to court documents, Alcon Sanders, 32, and Clifford Owens, 23, pled guilty to first-degree murder in court Thursday. Both men are accused of killing Ted's Hamburgers owner James Coulson.

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Detectives investigating the case believe Coulson got into a confrontation with the men while opening the restaurant.

Sanders was sentenced to life in prison while Owens was sentenced to 25 years in custody.

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