Tylerite Gets Life...45
minutes to convict him of what prosecutors called the
"cold blooded murder..." Assistant District Attorney
David Bridges said, "The defendant is not only a
murderer and a drug dealer, but also a robber...he had
robbed (the man) of his wife and childhood
sweetheart...the children of their mother and Jackson
Community of a fine Christian woman."
Tyler Morning Telegraph - March 7, 1986
Upshur Jury Finds Man
Prosecutors began a spirited attack...the final day of
testimony. Assistant District Attorney David Bridges
drilled (the defendant), who took the stand, with
repeated questions on how he and (his wife)
struggled...the night of the murder.
Longview Morning Journal - January 29, 1988
Tylerite Receives Twenty-Four Years...in the
aggravated sexual assault of a 4 year old...Assistant
District Attorney David Bridges said, "The man had taken
something from the child that could never be
replaced...the experience will cause her confusion and
scars for the rest of her life."
Tyler Morning Telegraph - April 18, 1986