Woman pleads guilty to facilitating elderly man's kidnapping

Woman pleads guilty to facilitating elderly man's kidnapping

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MORRISTOWN (WATE) - Another person is headed to prison in connection with the murder and kidnapping of an elderly man.

Whitney Webb pleading guilty to facilitation of especially aggravated kidnapping.

A judge gave Webb an eight-year sentence.

Six others have pleaded or been convicted in connection with the 2008 death of Willie Morgan.

Police say the 94-year-old was robbed, beaten, and held for ransom before he died of asphyxiation and dehydration.

His body was found in a field near an industrial park near Morristown.

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