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Worthen pleads guilty in deal; given two life sentences

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A Camden man charged in the murders of his girlfriend and her child pleaded guilty in a Ouachita District Courtroom on Monday, Sept. 20.

Jory Worthen pleaded guilty to two counts of first degree murder Monday morning. Worthen was charged with the murders of Alyssa Cannon and her son, Braydon Ponder after the two were found dead in Cannon's home on June 25, 2019.

"Judge Robin Carroll accepted the pleas and sentenced Worthen to life in the Arkansas Department of Correction on each count," Ouachita County Prosecutor Jeff Rogers said.

Rodgers added, "I think it was a good outcome for the family; you can't undo........

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