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Two plead guilty in Covington teen's murder, will testify against 4 others

Eugene Smith (left) and Hassan Abdullah (right) both plead guilty to the death of a Holmes High School football from October 2013 (Photo: FOX19 File Photo) Eugene Smith (left) and Hassan Abdullah (right) both plead guilty to the death of a Holmes High School football from October 2013 (Photo: FOX19 File Photo)
COVINGTON, KENTUCKY (FOX19) -

 Two of the six suspects arrested for the murder of a Holmes High School football player say they'll testify against the others.

Hassan Abdullah, 19, and Eugene Smith, 19, are both pleaded guilty to the murder of 19-year-old Desean Peterson on October 27 last year.

[Related: 8 total arrests in death of Former Holmes HS student]

Smith faces up to ten years, and Abdullah faces up to fifteen years, as part of a plea deal that will require both teens to take the stand against four other co-defendants.

Peterson died after being shot on the 1700 block of Garrard Street. He was remembered as an aspiring rap artist and a standout athlete and popular student at Holmes High School

Trial dates are set for December, January, February, and April.

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