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Edward Covington listens to courtroom testimony Friday morning. On trial for a grisly triple murder in Lutz on Mother's Day 2008, Covington told a Hillsborough County circuit judge Friday that he had reinstated his lawyers, chalking up his comments the day before about pleading guilty to mental illness. [EVE EDELHEIT   |   Times]

Covington pleads guilty of triple murder after reinstating attorneys

TAMPA — Calling his decision to fire his attorneys on the second day of his trial "impulsive behavior," a Lutz man accused of murdering three people reinstated his attorneys and pleaded guilty Friday to all of the charges against him. In graphic detail, former prison guard Edward Covington admitted to stabbing to d …