Yesterday, November 30, 2017, Calvin Jacob Lawson, 34 years-old, was indicted by members of a Grand Jury on a 1st Degree Felony Murder charge for the death of 34 year-old Sterling Donald McIntosh whose deceased body was discovered inside a house on E. 16th Street October 12th, 2017.
The Big Spring Police Department had detained Lawson as a suspect when he was found nearby at the time the body was discovered. Through investigation of the Big Spring PD, it was determined that two had been involved in an altercation which resulted in the death of McIntosh. Information was collected and Lawson then became the primary suspect for the murder of McIntosh, and was arrested.
According to the District Attorney for 118th Judicial District, Hardy Wilkerson, if convicted Lawson could be facing a punishment of 5 to 99 years, including the possibility of a life sentence and a $10,000 fine.