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Another Man Pleads Guilty For Role In Brutal Douglas County Murders

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4) - A second man pleads guilty in the brutal murders of two people in Douglas County.

Matthew Plake reached a deal with prosecutors on Friday to plead guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit murder. He received a 48-year sentence with credit for more than a year of time served.

Plake admitted to his role in the murders of Amara Wells and her brother-in-law Bob


Bob Rafferty and Amara Wells
Bob Rafferty and Amara Wells (credit: CBS)

Prosecutors say Wells' estranged husband, Christopher Wells, coerced three other men into committing the murders.

Christopher Wells and Josiah Sher still face charges.

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