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Pleaded: Guilty to a charge of first-degree murder in the death of former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena, Collin Richards, 22, a homeless man, according to the Des Moines (Iowa) Register. Richards faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison when he is sentenced Aug. 23. Barquin Arozamena, 22, of Puente San Miguel, Spain, was found stabbed to death Sept. 17 (“In the news,” Sept. 19). She had been playing a practice round at Coldwater Golf Links in Ames, near the Iowa State campus.