Man sentenced in fatal shooting of Wayne Co. deputy files motion to withdraw guilty plea

Ray Tate
Ray Tate(Clinton Co. Illinois Jail)
Published: Jun. 16, 2022 at 2:57 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 16, 2022 at 3:29 PM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The man who pled guilty to killing a Wayne County sheriff’s deputy is looking to take back his guilty plea.

[Ray Tate sentenced for murder of Deputy Sean Riley]

Wayne County court officials tell 14 News he filed the motion to withdraw his guilty plea and vacate his sentence.

As we previously reported in April, Tate was sentenced to the maximum, life in prison without parole.

A status hearing is set for June 28 at 11 a.m.

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