• Ricky Wells pleads guilty to 2011 murder: He will serve two life sentences
By Linda Green

Ricky Wells

Ricky Wells entered a McDuffie County courtroom Friday at 3 p.m. and plead guilty to malice murder and armed robbery.
Wells, 45, is one-half of the couple charged with the Sept. 29, 2011 dragging death of Jennifer Kitchen Wells.
For his plea, Wells was sentenced by Superior Court Judge Roger Dunaway to serve two life sentences consecutively.
Wells will serve 60 years in prison before he can be considered for parole, said both the judge and the district attorney.
The family of Jennifer Kitchen Wells, law enforcement officials and attorneys for Tina Wells, the codefendant, watched Wells’ enter his guilty plea.
The date for Tina Wells’ trial has not been announced, but Ricky Wells was scheduled for trial Jan. 13-17.

To read more on this story, see the Wed., Dec. 18, edition of The McDuffie Progress.





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