Man pleads guilty in southern Illinois murder case


Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

WHITE COUNTY, Ill. - A double murder case coming to a close.

Danny Coston pleaded guilty in the deaths of two people in southern Illinois.

He could spend more 50 years in prison.

Coston pleaded guilty to the crimes in White County Tuesday.

He killed 22-year-old Jacob Wheeler and 17-year-old Jessica Evans while they were fishing and camping along the Wabash River in 2012.

A judge will officially sentence Coston in September.