Man gets life sentence for 2018 murder of Hamlin woman

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JONES COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A man indicted for the August 2018 murder of a Hamlin woman has been sentenced to life without parole.

Mitchel Glen Butler received the life sentence Friday morning in a Jones County courtroom.

Butler was indicted in October on a capital murder charge for the death of 66-year-old Alice Brigham.

Jones County deputies found Brigham with severe injuries on August 3, 2018.

She was taken to Hamlin Memorial Hospital, where she later died.

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