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Lufkin man pleads guilty to killing 13-foot, 800 pound alligator

Lufkin man pleads guilty to killing 13-foot, 800 pound alligator
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POSTED: Friday, October 25, 2013 - 6:30am

UPDATED: Friday, October 25, 2013 - 6:44am

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The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Lufkin man has pleaded guilty to killing an alligator out of season by shooting it from a boat, U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced Wednesday in Beaumont.

According to information presented in court, Michael Wayne Scoggin, 38, shot and killed a 13-foot American alligator on April 8, 2011.

To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Lufkin-man-pleads-guilty-to-killing-13-foot-800-4920714.php?cmpid=hpts

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