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Accused Johnson City killer says woman's death was accident during sex

October 11th, 2012 9:02 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Accused Johnson City killer says woman's death was accident during sex

Steven Odell Bennett, 31.

In a letter to the Johnson City Press, the man charged with killing a friend and dumping her body off the Butler Bridge claims the woman’s death was an accident during sex and said panic led to him tossing her body into a lake.

Steven Odell Bennett, 31, is scheduled for a preliminary hearing today in Washington County Sessions Court on second-degree murder and abuse of a corpse charges.

In the letter, Bennett explained his version of what happened Sept. 29, the night Vonda Berry Marshall Donaldson died.

Read the full story on the Johnson City Press Web site.


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