Andrew Wamsley

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2008

    Andrea and Glenna Star in Women on Death Row 3! Not What You Think.

    Late last fall, Glenna Whitley and I were interviewed for the We Channel documentary Women On Death Row 3. The producers were featuring Tarrant County's first woman to be sentenced to death, Chelsea Richardson, about whom Glenna and I wrote for the paper version of Unfair Park back in 2004. Richards ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2007

    Chelsea's Story

    A self-portrait from Chelsea Richardson's Web site A few new developments in an old story: I was an intern when Glenna Whitley and I wrote about the brutal murder of a Mansfield couple named Rick and Suzanna Wamsley in 2003. Their son, Andrew Wamsley, and his girlfriend, Chelsea Richardson, have bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2006


    Sarah Wamsley ran sobbing out of a Tarrant County courtroom yesterday afternoon as her 21-year-old brother, Andrew Wamsley, was sentenced to life in prison for the murders of both his parents for their $1.65 million estate in December 2003. Prosecuting attorney Mike Parrish had sought the death pena ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2006

    Wamsley: "He Could Have Been Much More"

    We're now in the sentencing phase of Andrew Wamsley's capital murder trial. (Friday afternoon, Wamsley was found guilty in the shooting and stabbing murders of both his parents.) Yesterday's testimony was particularly compelling for those interested in finding out more about who Wamsley actually is. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2006

    Wamsley: Guilty

    After two and a half hours of deliberations, jurors in Andrew Wamsley's capital murder trial returned a guilty verdict this afternoon. With tears in their eyes, Wamsley's family stared at him as the verdict was read. As he was throughout the trial, Wamsley was stoic when the guilty verdict was annou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2006

    Light Sleeper?

    Andrew Wamsley's defense rested about an hour ago at his murder trial in Fort Worth. (For those too busy to click the link, Wamsley's accused of shooting and stabbing his parents shortly before Christmas in 2003, so he could collect their $1.65 million estate. Chelsea Richardon has been convicted of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2006

    Dead Wrong

    Since Monday, I've been parked on an unforgiving bench in the 297th District Court in Tarrant County, watching the trial of Andrew Wamsley, the 21-year-old Mansfield man (and my fellow Mansfield High School alum) who is accused of corralling his girlfriend, her best friend and the manager of a local ... More >>

  • News

    June 2, 2005

    Death for a Killer

    Plus: Off the List, Maybe

  • News

    July 15, 2004

    Family Plot

    Rick and Suzanna Wamsley were strict with their children. Police say their son paid them back with murder.