Man Pleads Guilty to a 2012 Coffee County Murder

Troy King

Troy King

Troy King of Grundy County plead guilty to 2nd degree murder in Coffee County Circuit court Wednesday. He was accused of murdering Thomas Colucci at a residence just outside Manchester in November of 2012. He also entered a plea of guilty to theft over $1,000.
Investigators alleged that Troy King killed Colucci and they said robbery was a motive for the murder.
U.S. Marshal’s Service arrested Troy King in the San Diego, Calif., area on March 6, 2013, and after fighting extradition was returned to Coffee County May 10, 2013, on charges of premeditated first-degree/felony murder, first degree/felony murder and theft of property over $1,000.
Troy and his wife Connie King were set to go on trial August 10 for the murder. She reached a plea deal with prosecutors to testify against Troy.
Connie King was arrested in July of 2013 in Daytona Beach, Fla., on charges of felony murder and premeditated first-degree murder. She was returned to Coffee County July 18, 2013.