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Stealing from dead lands two in trouble
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Two men have entered best-interest pleas for stealing from the dead when they were caught ripping off the belongings of a person who had just died.Jesse Randal Fitts, 49, got the biggest sentence of the two after he entered a no-contest plea to charges of burglary and theft. He was ordered by Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to serve 30 days of a three-year sentence, perform 40 hours public service work, and pay $75 plus costs. His partner in crime, Benjamine Otis Jennings, 21, was granted an 11-month, 29-day judicial diversion and must perform 24 hours public service work and pay $75 plus costs.