Cairo Man Pleads Guilty to Murder; Sentencing Date Set

Cairo – A Cairo man is facing life in prison after pleading guilty to murdering a woman last year. According to Alexander County Court Documents, Christopher Simpkins pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree murder in relation to the death of Gloria Wiggins in a Cairo Housing Complex last March. Investigators say that Simpkins beat Wiggins to death in her home after an argument. A sentencing date has been set for February 17th.