UPDATE: Nate Anderson sentenced to 20 years in prison
POSTED: Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 2:37pm
UPDATED: Monday, March 19, 2012 - 10:19am
TYLER — KETK has a crew in the courtroom, as more details about the case are emerging.
According to the affidavit, Nate Anderson admitted to his parents that he shot and killed his sister, Amanda, in their home. However, no motive for the crime has been recorded.
Anderson has been sentenced to 20 years, and must serve at least 10 before he is eligible for parole.
He has waived appeal.
Smith County teen Nate Anderson has entered a guilty plea to first degree murder in the shooting death of his sister, Amanda Anderson.
Nate Anderson is sentenced to 20 years in prison. He will received credit for time served.
Anderson has waived his right to appeal.
Nate Anderson is expected to enter a plea Thursday, according to the Smith County District Attorney's Office.
Judge Jack Skeen of the 241st Court has set Nate Anderson's trial date for Monday, February 6.
Anderson is accused of killing his sister, 19-year old Amanda Anderson, back in September of 2010.
The trial for Nate Anderson has once again been continued, according to Smith County officials.
It is now scheduled to take place on January 30th at 10:00 a.m.
Smith County officials tell KETK, Nate Anderson's court date has once again been moved.
His new court date is set for November 28th.
Officials will Judge Getz's office tell KETK, Mark Nathaniel Anderson's Jury trial will begin November 14th with jury selection.
The case has been moved to Judge Jack Skeen's courtroom in the 241st District Court.
This was announced Monday morning, after the October 24th trial date was continued to October 31st.
According to Smith County Officials, Nate Anderson's trial has been set for October 24.
KETK has learned that 16 year old Nathaniel Anderson has been indicted in the case of his sister's murder.
19 year old Amanda Anderson was found shot to death in their Chapel Hill home back in September of last year.
A short time later, then 15 year old Anderson was taken into custody in connection with the murder.
Indictment records obtained by KETK also show that Anderson's bond has risen to $1.5 million dollars.
Please see the attached indictment records for details.
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