Prosecutors seeking death penalty on Clarksville man accused of raping and killing teen

14News have more information on the murder of a Southern Indiana teenager.

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a convicted sex offender accused of killing 17-year-old Tara Willenborg of Clarksville.

Prosecutors made the request during a hearing for 49-year-old Richard Carley Hooten Jr..

Hooten has admitted to reporters that he raped and murdered Willenborg in the Clarksville apartment where she lived with her boyfriend.

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