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Pool Murder Conspirator Denied New Trial

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A motion requesting a new trial for a man previously convicted of murder by a Randall County jury has been denied. 
 

Frank Chacon was found guilty back in December for his part in the murder of Dustin Pool. 

Chacon was sentenced to 25 year in prison for his part the murder and burial of Pool who prosecuters say was beaten, suffocated and buried in concrete in an abandoned grain silo. Chacon was one of eleven co-conspirators charged in the case. Police say the motive for the crime was a rilvary between fueding drug cartels. 
  

Chacon's attorney's filed a motion for a new trial stating that the jury had reached the wrong verdict. 

The judge in the case denied that motion this morning, the original sentence of 25 years will stand.

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