Danny Coston

Man Found Guilty Of Double Murder



In White County, a man is found guilty two murders after waiving his right to a jury trial.

A judge found 37-year-old Danny Coston guilty of first-and-second degree murder as well as criminal sexual assault. Coston shot and killed 17-year-old Jessi Evans and 22-year-old Jacob Wheeler, then dumped their bodies in the Little Wabash River in August of last year.

The first-degree murder charge comes from the Evans murder, the second-degree charges comes from the murder of Wheeler.

Coston will be sentenced on September 17th, and could see more than 50 years behind bars.

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Locations : White County
People : Danny CostonJacob WheelerJessi Evans
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