July 25, 2011
In this April 3, 2008 file photo, Gary Michael Hilton appears at the Lamar County Superior Courthouse in Barnesville, Ga.
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Hilton now faces death penalty sentence in Florida case
A man convicted of murder in Florida and Georgia is accepting a life prison sentence without parole after pleading guilty in North Carolina to ambushing and killing an elderly couple hiking in a national forest.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- A drifter convicted of gruesome hiker slayings in two states pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he killed two more people on a national forest trail in North Carolina.