After decades of court hearings and trials, David Temple’s sentencing hearing for the 1999 murder of his wife Nacogdoches native, Belinda Lucas Temple, and their unborn daughter Erin Temple is scheduled to start.
A federal judge granted the delay due to a “family surgery” involving one of the attorneys for Longview resident Ryan Nichols. Nichols’ attorneys had been seeking a continuance, but not originally for the reason it has now been granted.
According to Crime Stoppers, a lifted, 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with copper-colored wheels and a loud exhaust was stolen Wednesday morning in Lufkin. At the time of the theft, the truck displayed Texas license plate JSJ4251.