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By Deb Holland
Black Hills Pioneer 

Sturgis teen to plead guilty in Wyoming girl's killing


May 7, 2020

STURGIS — Details of what happened when 17-year-old Michael Gavin Campbell allegedly killed 16-year-old Shayna Ritthaler may finally surface Thursday when the teen appears at a change of plea hearing in Fourth Circuit Court in Sturgis.

Meade County State’s Attorney Michele Bordewyk said Campbell is expected to plead guilty to first-degree manslaughter on Thursday after she and Campbell’s attorney reached a plea deal Monday. Campbell originally pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity.

Bordewyk said at the change of plea hearing the judge will ask Campbell for factual ev...

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