Man Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charge Of Murder In Kingsport Woman’s Death
A man in Kingsport, who brutally beat his his live in girlfriend to death has made a plea deal on a reduce murder charge. 67 year old Samuel Sandidge beat Mary Danner to death with an oxygen tank in August of last year in her Maple Oaks Apartment. Sandidge will spend the next 35 years in prison for his transgressions and must serve the entire sentence. Sandidge stayed in the apartment for several days following the murder, telling neighbors that Danner had moved to Pennsylvania.