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Man pleads guilty to 2008 Allentown murder

Man reaches plea deal for 2008 murder

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - An Allentown man accused in a 2008 murder has admitted to the crime.

Ruben Rivera pleaded guilty to third degree murder Monday as part of a plea deal.

Police say he shot and killed 22-year-old Armando Ramos at 138 N. Ninth Street on Halloween night four years ago.

Rivera was arrested in 2010,  two years after the murder.

He's scheduled to be sentenced on October 5.

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