Man swaps plea, admits killing 2 Des Moines-area officers

DES MOINES, Iowa - An Iowa man on Friday admitted to killing two Des Moines-area police officers who were ambushed as they sat in their patrol cars.

Scott Michael Greene withdrew his not guilty plea at a morning hearing and pleaded guilty to the shooting deaths of Urbandale officer Justin Martin, 24, and Des Moines Sgt. Anthony Beminio, 38. He was immediately sentenced to consecutive life sentences for two counts of first-degree murder.

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