Evansville Man Sentenced to 110 Years in Prison for 2019 Double Murder

The Vanderburgh County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday that an Evansville man was sentenced to over 100 years in prison for two 2019 murders.

Posted: Mar 31, 2021 3:45 PM
Updated: Mar 31, 2021 3:48 PM

The Vanderburgh County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday that 48-year-old Ernest Douglas had received his sentencing for two 2019 murders.

Douglas was sentenced to a combined 110 years at the Indiana Department of Correction for two counts of Murder, according to the prosecutor's office.

Douglas, who was accused of the murders of his estranged wife Satanna Kendle and her ex-husband Donte Merriweather, was found guilty of both counts of murder earlier in March.

In August 2019, the victims' bodies were found in a home on Plantation Court in Evansville.


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