Dwanya Hickerson looks back to his mother in Jackson County Circuit Court in Pascagoula on Thursday, July 20, 2017 after pleading guilty to the robbery and killing of a transgender nurse from Hattiesburg in July 2016.
Dwanya Hickerson looks back to his mother in Jackson County Circuit Court in Pascagoula on Thursday, July 20, 2017 after pleading guilty to the robbery and killing of a transgender nurse from Hattiesburg in July 2016. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
Dwanya Hickerson looks back to his mother in Jackson County Circuit Court in Pascagoula on Thursday, July 20, 2017 after pleading guilty to the robbery and killing of a transgender nurse from Hattiesburg in July 2016. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

She was stabbed 190 times, and her killer got a plea deal. The DA explains why.

July 26, 2017 05:00 AM