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SCRANTON, Pa. — Former Carbondale police officer Frank Schulze has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter for shooting and killing Joseph Molinaro while off duty back in February of 2016.

Schulze has opted to be sentenced immediately.

The former officer has been behind bars since his arrest in March of 2016.

Joseph Molinary’s family agreed to the plea agreement.

This story comes from WNEP in Scranton