Tyler man receives 40-year sentence for Vance Street murder

Kobe Warthsaw, 19, of Tyler
Kobe Warthsaw, 19, of Tyler(Smith County Jail)
Published: May. 31, 2022 at 11:53 AM CDT
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TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - A Smith County jury found Kobe Warthsaw guilty on May 26 and sentenced him to 40 years.

Four men were accused in the death of Draveon McCullough who was shot once in the chest outside a house at the 600 block of W. Vance St. in Tyler around midnight on July 9, 2020.

On Feb. 4, a grand jury handed down murder indictments Warthsaw, Trey Barreau, Kevondus Demonte Brantley, Robert Robertson. Warthsaw was also indicted for burglary of a habitation.


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