Steven Nelson, 25, did not react the moment he was sentenced to death by a jury after he was convicted of the murder of Clint Dobson, 28.
Steven Lawayne Nelson was sentenced to death today for the murder of Rev. Clint Dobson last year at Arlington’s NorthPointe Baptist Church.
Several family members of convicted killer Steven Nelson took the stand Monday in his defense as part of the final day of testimony in the punishment phase of his capital murder trial.
It’s the defense’s turn in the sentencing trial of the convicted killer of a North Texas pastor.
The jury that will decide how severely convicted murderer Steven Nelson will be punished has gone into recess for the weekend.
In Fort Worth, jurors heard more damaging testimony about the man they convicted of capital murder Monday for the beating death of an Arlington pastor.
It took less than two hours for a jury in Fort Worth to find a man guilty of murdering an Arlington pastor and severely beating his elderly ministry assistant, last year.
The jury has found the defendant – Steven Nelson – guilty of capital murder.
Steven Lawayne Nelson, the man accused of the suffocation death of an Arlington pastor and the beating of his assistant, took the stand Friday in his own murder trial.
In Fort Worth, it was the third day of testimony in the Capital Murder trial of Steven Lawayne Nelson. The 25-year-old is accused of murdering Pastor Clint Dobson and critically injuring his ministry assistant, Judy Elliott, last year.
The widow of a pastor, who was murdered during a robbery at his church, testified she fainted when she arrived to the crime scene and learned of her husband’s death.
There is extra security at the Tarrant County Courthouse today. A judge wanted additional protection in his courtroom during the trial of a man accused of killing an Arlington Church pastor and severely beating his elderly assistant last year.