Killeen: Man sentenced for deadly robbery

Anthony Wayne Nash III. (Jail photo)
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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A Bell County district judge on Friday sentenced a Killeen man to two 10-year prison terms and assessed a third two-year sentence in state jail on a charge of criminally negligent homicide.

Judge Paul L. LePak, in 264th District Court, ordered Anthony Wayne Nash III, 20, to serve the 10-sentences and the 2-year state jail felony sentence concurrently.

Nash, who since his arrest April 29, 2018 has been in custody in the Bell County Jail in lieu of bonds totaling $800,000 earlier pleaded guilty to trying to rob a man during a drug deal, resulting in the man jumping from a moving car to escape.

The man later died.

Records show another man also was charged in the incident.

Martez Shakur Straughter, 21, was booked on April 19 and currently is held under $505,000 bond, charged with one count of aggravated robbery and one count of assault causing bodily injury, Bell County Jail records reflect.

He has not yet been to court.