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2013 shooting suspect pleads guilty to lesser charge

A 2013 mugshot of McLain | Horry County Police Department A 2013 mugshot of McLain | Horry County Police Department

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - A man charged with murder pleaded guilty to an armed robbery charge in the 2013 shooting death of Anthony Liddell.

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Stephon McLain pleaded guilty June 1, according to the Horry County Solicitor's Office. McLain was charged with two counts of murder and armed robbery. He was sentenced to 15 years while the two murder charges were dropped, according to the solicitor's office.

McLain and another man, Marquis McDonald were charged in the shooting and killing of 19-year-old Liddell at an off-campus housing complex on February 26, 2013.

Trial begins Monday in 2013 fatal shooting of Coastal Carolina University student

McLain received credit for time served awaiting the trial, according to the solicitor's office.

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