Sentencing For Man Who Pleaded Guilty To Sandy Cove Acres Murder

Life In Prison, No Parole For Twelve Years

A man who pleaded guilty to the murder of an elderly Sandy Cove Acres woman has been sentenced to life in prison. 54-year-old Richard Dowdell in June pleaded guilty to Second Degree Murder in the death of 81-year-old Yvonne Brooks, and was today sentenced to life, and will not be eligible for parole for twelve years. Brooks was found at her home on May 30th 2014, suffering from fatal injuries. Dowdell was arrested on scene.