Andrew County Man Pleads Guilty To Murder Of Boy

38 year old Donald Tipton pleaded guilty Monday in Andrew County Court to second degree murder in the 2020 death of a 10 year old boy.  Tipton was then sentenced to 25 years in prison.  The boy died after he was struck and strangled in November of last year.  Tipton must serve 85% (21.25 years) of his sentence before he is eligible for parole.