Crum Sentenced to 50 Years
Aaron Tyler Crum was sentenced to 50 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Monday afternoon. Monday morning, a Hopkins County Jury began hearing testimony as they decide the sentence of Crum who had been found guilty Saturday afternoon of the first-degree murder of Joshua Paul Cowling.
Saturday afternoon in Eighth Judicial District Court a Hopkins County Jury found Aaron Tyler Crum guilty of the first-degree murder of Joshua Paul Cowling. Deliberation took approximately one hour to reach the verdict. The jury was picked Monday, November 5, 2018, and began hearing testimony Tuesday morning. The trial continued each day with a 10 a.m. start Friday morning and again, Saturday morning.