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Madison County man accused of killing his girlfriend and burying her body pleads guilty

Posted at 11:29 AM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 13:29:01-04

A Madison County man admitted to killing his girlfriend and burying her body with a backhoe on a ranch back in 2018.

According to court documents and court staff, Stanley Gordon Bernardini of Ennis pleaded guilty before his murder trial could begin on Tuesday -- admitting he committed both crimes, the deliberate homicide of Michelle Sorrows and tampering with evidence.

Sentencing has yet to be scheduled, but Bernardini faces up to 100 years in prison.

We will keep you updated as we learn more information.