Teen Charged With Deputy's Death Pleads Not Guilty

A teen charged with murder in the death of a Bell County Sheriff's Deputy earlier this year pleads not guilty.

17-year-old David Poppiti of Delaware is accused of ramming his car into Deputy Sean Pursifull's cruiser after a high speed chase in January.

Pursifull and his K-9, King died in the crash.

Poppiti is being held on a one million dollar cash bond.

He will be back in court May 19th.

A 16-year old that was a passenger in Poppiti's car faces complicity charges.


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