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Michael Rhubart sentenced for Carbon County homicide

Michael Rhubart sentenced for Carbon County homicide

A man convicted in a grizzly Carbon County murder is heading to prison.

Michael Rhubart, of Monroe County, was charged in the 2012 homicide of Jubar Hughes.

Hughes' body was found in a shallow grave in Kidder Township with a shotgun blast to the head.

Rhubart pleaded guilty to the crime Monday.

He received 15 to 30 years behind bars.


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