July 25, 2011
Breaking: Little Rock Jihadi, Abdulhakim Muhammad, Gets Life of Cornholing Without Parole
In order to avoid the death penalty Abdulhakim Muhammad (aka Carlos Bledsoe) plead guilty to capital murder.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A man who confessed to shooting two soldiers outside a military recruiting station in Arkansas has pleaded guilty and received a sentence of life in prison without parole.Not a very brave mujahid, is he?
Abdulhakim Muhammad pleaded guilty to capital murder in the middle of his trial Monday. Prosecutors took the death penalty off the table in return for Muhammad's plea.[ More]
Abdulhakim Muhammad frequently confessed committing the attack that he said was fueled by U.S. actions against Islam in the Middle East. But Pulaski County Prosecutor Larry Jegley said Muhammad on Monday approached the state for the first time about a possible plea deal.That's a lot of cornholing..heh.
The Tennessee native received a sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole on the capital murder count and life on the other counts, 12 in all, to be served consecutively.
Pulaski County Circuit Judge Herb Wright also sentenced him to 15 years in prison for each firearm enhancement count.
Jegley said prosecutors were ready to go forward with the case when the plea deal began developing Monday morning.
"Ultimately any plea resolution has to be OK with the victim and the victim's family," he said after the hearing. "The Long family is merciful beyond description. And they showed mercy to Muhammad. Muhammad showed no mercy to the victims whatsoever."