Life Sentence For Gladewater Murderer

It's life in prison for an East Texas man convicted for his part in the murder of an Overton man.

A Gregg county jury found 29 year old "Michael Kay" of Gladewater ,"guilty" Wednesday of beating 18 year old Michael Hendrix to death in June 2003.

Investigators say Kay and his friend, Arron Higginbothom, then dumped Hendrix's body in the Sabine River.

Higginbotham is already serving a life sentence for his part in the crime.