Dempsey Wade Vercher, 34, pleaded guilty to first degree Murder on Thursday in the 260th District Court and was sentenced to seventy-five (75) years in prison.

Vercher was sentenced for killing Cindy Tucker, 35, and leaving her body in a field off of South Teal Road in Orange County, Texas on July 31.

Vercher will have to serve at least thirty (30) years in prison before he will be eligible for parole.