Odessa Man Found Guilty of Murder, Sentenced to 90 Years Behind Bars

Odessa Man Found Guilty of Murder, Sentenced to 90 Years Behind Bars

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – An Odessa Man has been sentenced for the death another man.

The Ector County District Attorney's Office tells NewsWest 9, 33-year-old Marcus Lacy was found guilty of the 2012 murder of 62-year-old Charles Jennings back in 2012 and was sentenced to 90 years behind bars.

As NewsWest 9 has reported, Jennings and Lacy had run-in's before.

The night of the murder, officers talked to Lacy as a witness. But they say he had been drinking and became aggressive so they arrested Lacy on public intoxication charges.

It turns out that Jennings' roommate told police, Lacy and Jennings had been arguing in the apartment before the murder took place. It was all because Jennings had called the cops on Lacy the week before.