Murder Sentenced to 52 Years

An 18 year old East Texas man is sentenced to over 50 years in prison for an October murder. A Longview jury sentenced Sherman Martin to *52* years in prison for the October shooting death of and aquaintance, 24 year old Bobby Simpson of Tatum. Martin was found guilty of killing Simpson and leaving his body on a remote section of Whittington road just outside Lakeport. Martin was also given the maximum fine of 10-thousand dollars.