WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - UPDATE, Jermar Fuller was found guilty on Monday March 16, 2020 of Capital Murder of Multiple Persons. A jury of seven men and seven women made the decision after a short deliberation in the 30th District Court.
Fuller was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
District Attorney John Gillespie tells Newschannel 6 he did not pursue the Death Penalty in the Capital Murder case because of a lack of criminal history from the defendant’s past.
An automatic appeal will be filed.
Jurors heard about evidence in the capital murder trial of Jermar Fuller on Wednesday.
A crime scene technician told jurors what she collected out of a red car that one of the victims’ mother testified on Tuesday as to seeing at the home where the murders took place.
Fuller is accused of robbing and shooting two men at a home on 3rd Street in Wichita Falls in 2016.
If convicted, he faces life in prison.
A capital murder trial got underway on Tuesday for a man accused of killing two men in 2016 in Wichita Falls.
Jermar Fuller is facing a capital murder of multiple persons charge.
David Phillips and William Rankin were found dead in a home on 3rd Street. Both had been shot and Fuller was arrested two weeks later.
Six men and six women plus two alternates began hearing testimony in the 30th District courtroom.
Among the witnesses was the mother of Rankin. She told jurors she saw a man run from the house after hearing six shots.
Fuller has pleaded not guilty and he could face life in prison if convicted.