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More guilty pleas for hate crime killing caught on camera

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James Craig Anderson was killed in a 2011 hate crime James Craig Anderson was killed in a 2011 hate crime
HINDS COUNTY, MS -

(WMC-TV) – Two more men involved in a heinous hate crime in Mississippi have pleaded guilty to the crime that led to the death of a man in June 2011.

Deryl Dedmon, John Rice, and Dylan Butler all pleaded guilty to federal hate crime charges earlier this year in the death of James Craig Anderson, who is African-American. Now, Jonathan Kyle Gaskamp and William Kirk Montgomery have also pleaded guilty.

But even with five guilty pleas in the case, Anderson's family says their fight for justice is not over.

"We know that it's not over until the Lord says it's over and as you can see it's not over. We are still seeking justice for my beloved brother James Craig," said his sister, Barbara Anderson Young.

In June 2011, Anderson was run over by a truck and killed. The entire incident was caught on surveillance video.

"The overwhelming weight of the evidence during the investigation led them to plead guilty," said Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith.

Both Gaskamp and Montgomery pleaded guilty to two charges: conspiracy to commit a hate crime and violating the federal hate crimes act.

All men are still awaiting sentencing.

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