Prosecutor will seek death penalty for Clarksville teen’s murder

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A Southern Indiana prosecutor announced Thursday that he will seek the death penalty for the man who admitted to killing a 17-year-old girl.

Richard Hooten is charged in the rape and murder of Tara Willenborg.

Hooten said he raped and murdered the girl earlier this month at a Clarksville apartment complex.

The Clark County prosecutor said the the punishment is made for people like Hooten.

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