Man sentenced to life in prison for 5th DWI

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ECTOR COUNTY, Texas (Nexstar)- An Odessa man is set to spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated. 

According to Ector County District Attorney Dusty Gallivan, Randy Byrd pled guilty to his fifth DWI and requested that the jury in the case decide his sentence.

The jury sentenced Byrd to life in prison.

According to Gallivan, Byrd had four prior DWI convictions, two of which were felonies as well as a previous murder conviction.

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