Midland man pleads guilty to murdering his girlfriend

Midland man pleads guilty to murdering his girlfriend
Brandin Conley (Source: Midland County Detention Center)

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - A Midland man pled guilty to murdering his girlfriend.

Brandin Conley agreed to a plea deal in the shooting death of Amanda Hankins, 26, in June 2015.

The Midland County Sheriff's Office said Conley and Hankins got into an argument after she found a text from another woman on his phone.

Deputies said she threw her phone at Conley, packed her stuff and tried to leave.

Conley confessed to police he shot her in the back of the head with a 9mm pistol.

Conley will spend the next 49 years in prison for the shooting.

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