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Murder of Tyler Croke: Victim’s family vows vigilance as killers plead guilty

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- In 2017, 23-year-old Tyler Croke was ambushed in a friend's East El Paso apartment, and was stabbed repeatedly.

On May 17, 2024, Adam Acosta, Tristan Chilton, and Brandon Olsen pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of murder in connection to Croke's death as part of a plea deal. That is when Croke's family was finally able to address the killers during the sentencing hearing.

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