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TODAY: Retrial hearing for man convicted of six murders

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LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. - A retrial hearing is scheduled this morning at 10:00 a.m.  for a Lincoln County man convicted of six murders.

In 2014, Henry Burrell pleaded guilty to six counts of murder, telling the judge he chose to plead guilty because he "wanted to get it over with." Now he's appealing the conviction and asking for a new trial.

Investigators say the charges stem from a string of killings. The victims were Amber McCaulley, Chabreya Campbell and her unborn child, Rico Ragland and Warren Crutcher and Jessica Brown, all killed in october of 2012, in Madison and Lincoln counties. Investigators say the murders happened as a result of a falling out between Huntsville drug dealers.

When Burrell pleaded guilty in 2014,  he was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences.

He is the second person charged in connection with the murders, another man, Zakkawanda Moss was sentenced to six life sentences.