The same jury that convicted Delvecchio Patrick of murdering his ex-wife Deanna Cook has sentenced him to 85 years, plus a $10,000 fine.
Delvecchio Patrick intentionally drowned his ex-wife, Deanna Cook in her bathtub in August of 2012.
Rebuttal witnesses testify In Delvecchio Patrick murder trial Thursday.
Prosecutors say graphic crime scene photos were necessary to show jurors the brutality of Deanna Cook’s death.
The murder trial is underway for the Balch Springs man accused of killing Deanna Cook. Cook is the North Texas woman whose physical attack and murder was recorded during a 911 call that she had placed for help.
The murder case for the man accused of drowning his ex-wife has been delayed until February.
A high profile murder case, that led to sweeping changes for the Dallas 911 system, may be pushed back – and the victim’s family is not happy about it.
Prosecutors have called it one of the most gruesome domestic violence cases they have worked in years, but the Deanna Cook murder trial could soon be delayed.
The 911 operator who was fired last year after a Dallas woman was murdered is now fighting to get her job back. The termination came after the death of Deanna Cook.
There are more questions about the Dallas 911 system, after it took police more than an hour to respond to bullets fired through the window of an office building off Central Expressway.
A Dallas 9-1-1 operator who mishandled a call from a dying woman has resigned.
The Dallas Police Department is now hiring. Beginning on Friday, the department will start testing applicants who are interested in becoming 911 call takers.