Joe Cool Killer Put Away for Life

High seas murderer gets 5 life sentences after pleading guilty
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Oct 14, 2008 2:54 PM CDT
Prosecutors say Archer planned to use the boat to flee to Cuba and escape his arrest warrant.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – A federal judge sentenced Kirby Archer to five life sentences today after he pleaded guilty to killing four people aboard a charter boat off Miami’s coast last year. The 36-year-old was ratted out by accomplice Guillermo Zarabozo, who faces a retrial, reports the Miami Herald. Prosecutors say the convict, facing arrest for stealing $92,000 from Wal-Mart, planned to flee to Cuba on the Joe Cool.