According to the Gregg County District Attorney's Office, Brenndrick Lilly, a 22-year-old Longview native pled guilty and received a 35 year sentence in connection to the May 2016 death of 20-year-old Devin Newson.
Newson was shot outside a convenience store on May 23 2016. He got in his vehicle and attempted to drive away, but crashed into an adjacent building and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Brenndrick was arrested in August of 2016 in connection to the crime along with 21-year-old Kentrell Jorail Smith and 22-year-old Kambresha Williams.
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