Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Allen R. Stroder, Hirsch & Stroder, L.L.P., Odessa, for Appellant.
John W. Smith, Dist. Atty., J. Roderick Price, Deputy Dist. Atty., Odessa, for State.
Court of Appeals of Texas, El Paso.
DAVID WELLINGTON CHEW, Justice.
This is an appeal of a conviction for the offense of murder. A jury found Appellant guilty and assessed punishment at 99 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Franco raises seven points of error. We affirm the conviction.
In January 1997, Myrtice and Chester Derrick left Odessa, Texas for the weekend leaving their adult son, Carl, home alone. Mrs. Derrick returned...
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