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Two plead for murder at hog farm
Bain lone defendent still left
Timmie Lee Bain remains held in lieu of bond awaiting a trial date.
Two men who helped a killer dispose of a body have entered guilty pleas, leaving only the alleged murderer waiting for trial in the case known as the hog farm murder.The first defendant, Dustin Ray McKillip, entered a guilty plea before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to the charge of abuse of a corpse and was directed to serve five years in the state penitentiary. The second man, Gary Lee Lankford Jr., entered a guilty plea to the charge of being an accessory after the fact and was sentenced to one year in jail.They were both originally charged with first-degree murder and could have faced life in prison if convicted. The alleged murderer, Timmie Lee Bain, 50, remains held in lieu of bond awaiting a trial date to be set for the murder of his roommate and co-worker, Daniel Mayo, who prosecutors say died at Bain’s hand over three years ago.Bain stands charged with shooting Mayo in the face with a shotgun during a drunken argument at their apartment that adjoined a hog barn where they worked at Mud Creek.