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Man pleads guilty to 2008 Allentown murder

Published On: Aug 27 2012 01:25:32 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 27 2012 06:11:58 PM EDT

An Allentown man accused in a 2008 murder has admitted to the crime.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

An Allentown man accused in a 2008 murder has admitted to the crime.

Ruben Rivera pleaded guilty to third degree murder Monday as part of a plea deal.

Police say he shot and killed 22-year-old Armando Ramos at 138 N. Ninth Street on Halloween night four years ago.

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Rivera was arrested in 2010,  two years after the murder.

He's scheduled to be sentenced on October 5.