Earnest Andrews Death Waco 9 April 1947
Andrews and Son Get Sentences In Rockdale Shooting CAMERON. April 8 — SPL — George Andrews was in the State Penitentiary today and his son, Newton Andrews, was under a two- year jail .sentence after both pleaded guilty to charges that evolved from a Rockdale street fight fatal to their kinsman, Ernest Andrews. District Judge John W’atson sentenced George Andrews, 57- year-old Rockdale farmer, to three vears imprisonment when he pleaded pleaded guilty to a charge of murder without * malice and Sheriff Carl Black transferred the defendant to prison authorities. County Attorney Attorney W. A. (Bill* Morrison agreed to dismis.sal of that section section of the indictment accusing Andrews of murder with malice. llie son was given the maximum county jail sentence on a charge of aggravated a.’^sault. He was accused of knocking Ernest Andrews Andrews to the ground and then stomping him before the fata! shot was fired. The youth was tried before County Judge Dan T>son. The first trial of George Andrews Andrews endu'd last month with the jurv deadlocked. Andrews col- lapWd in the courtroom during the trial and later returned on a stretcher.