DALLAS - A man who admitted to murdering his mother and setting her house on fire to cover it up was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
After the flames were out, officers found 38-year-old Nikkita Overton’s body inside the burned home. It was later determined that she died from a gunshot wound.
Hurd was arrested for shoplifting a month later. Police said the gun found on him matched the murder weapon.
Hurd pleaded guilty to capital murder.