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Man pleads guilty to double murder that occurred in 2009

Posted at 9:14 PM, Jan 07, 2015

WEBER COUNTY, Utah — A Weber County man pleaded guilty Wednesday to the 2009 double murder of a Roy mother and her son.

Jeremy Valdes pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree felony murder in court Wednesday.

He killed Matthew Roddy and strangled Roddy’s mother- Pamela Knight Jeffries –after they allegedly accused him of stealing their prescription drugs.

Valdes could face 15-years-to-life in prison.

He is scheduled for sentencing on March 10.