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Joshua Steven Durcho, left, weeps as defense attorney Wayne Woodyard comforts him as family members read statements during a plea agreement hearing in the Canadian County Courthouse in El Reno, Friday  September  14, 2012. Durcho, 29, of El Reno, was sentenced to five consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole after he pleaded guilty to murdering his girlfriend, Summer Rust, and her four children. Photo By Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman