Abilene man sentenced on a murder charge

D’Angelo Bell pleaded guilty to murder in 42nd District Court at the Taylor County Courthouse and was sentenced to 55 years of confinement for the death of Kaleb Cory in 2014. 

Cory was at a party at The Grove Apartments in Abilene when he and several other party goers saw Bell stealing items from the apartment.

Cory attempted to stop Bell from stealing the items and an altercation broke out. Cory was stabbed and later died as a result of his injuries sustained in the fight.