Mt. Vernon man avoids death penalty w...

Mt. Vernon man avoids death penalty with plea deal

There are 2 comments on the Sulphur Springs News-Telegram story from Jul 14, 2008, titled Mt. Vernon man avoids death penalty with plea deal. In it, Sulphur Springs News-Telegram reports that:

July 1, 2008 - A Mount Vernon entered a guilty plea Monday afternoon to the 2006 capital murder of Veranda Bed and Breakfast owner Robert Whiteside in Mount Vernon.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Sulphur Springs News-Telegram.

Sandra Martell


#1 Jul 31, 2008
Why should anyone get a plea bargain and avoid the death penalty? Robert Whiteside certainly did not get a chance to live. I say fry the bastard in the electric chair!!
hate that town

Paris, TX

#2 Sep 11, 2008
I agree he should not get a plea bargain he should
get the death sentence. What happended to his girl friend? Wasn't she involved in thw escaping? They should both serve time

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Franklin County Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Hawkins new Deputy (May '16) May '16 mary bell smitb 1
News Winnsboro High School Band Director Investigated (Nov '09) Jun '11 Citizen 30
News Winnsboro HS band director arrested for sexual ... (Mar '10) Apr '10 Gene 4
News Justin Williamson appointed NET Area Crime Stop... (Nov '09) Jan '10 mtvernon res 4
More from around the web