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Suspect pleads guilty in Hopewell taxi driver murder

Dyshawn Simpson is behind bars accused of killing a Hopewell taxi driver who gave them a ride last year. (Source: Hanover Sheriff's Office) Dyshawn Simpson is behind bars accused of killing a Hopewell taxi driver who gave them a ride last year. (Source: Hanover Sheriff's Office)
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Alisa Dejesus is behind bars accused of killing a Hopewell taxi driver who gave them a ride last year. (Source: Hanover Sheriff's Office) Alisa Dejesus is behind bars accused of killing a Hopewell taxi driver who gave them a ride last year. (Source: Hanover Sheriff's Office)
HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) -

A suspect in the murder of a Hopewell veteran and taxi driver has plead guilty.

20-year-old Dyshawn Simpson will spend life in prison for the death of James Wells. Simpson faced capital murder, but he accepted a plea deal for first degree murder.

The second suspect, 19-year-old Alisa Dejesus, also faces charges. She will go on trial in December.

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