Beach man pleads guilty to second-degree murder
Virginia Beach, Va. – On Monday, Aremis Pulley pleaded guilty to killing Leon Thornton, a young Norfolk man.
Pulley could spend 25 years in prison for confessing to second-degree murder and other charges.
In November of 2011, Pulley and another man broke into Thornton’s Wyoming Avenue apartment.
Thornton’s sister was home at the time, and she told NewsChannel 3 she wrestled with the shooter to get his gun.
Thornton died at the hospital, but not before revealing who shot him.