Derrick Andrews, man involved in deadly shooting of mother, denied parole

LAS VEGAS - Derrick Andrews, one of the men convicted in the deadly shooting of a mother of four, has been denied parole.

The incident involving 44-year-old Tammy Meyers occurred in Feb. 2015.  Police said Andrews, who's now 30 years old, along with 23-year-old Erich Nowsch were involved in a shooting near Buffalo and Alta drives. Meyers shot and killed in front of her own home.

Nowsch was the gunman and Andrews drove the car.

Nowsch was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 10 years. Andrews was sentenced from five to 15 years in prison.

The 30-year-old had a hearing to discuss the possibility of parole on Oct. 5. The parole board came back with a decision of "parole denied" on Oct. 10.

His next available parole hearing will be March 1, 2020.


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