Terre Haute man charged with buying alcohol for teens ahead of the shooting death of Garrett Sands

According to court documents, 22-year-old Richard Henderson bought beer and whiskey at Walmart on Terre Haute's southside on March 27 of last year.

Posted: Jul 18, 2019 4:02 PM
Updated: Jul 18, 2019 6:13 PM

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A Terre Haute man was arrested for reportedly buying alcohol for minors.

One of those minors was reportedly Garrett Sands, who was killed at a party last year.

According to court documents, 22-year-old Richard Henderson bought beer and whiskey at Walmart on Terre Haute's southside on March 27 of last year.

LINK | NATHAN DERICKSON SENTENCED FOR THE DEATH OF GARRETT SANDS

Police say Garrett Sands and Nathan Derickson were with Henderson.

Sands was shot and killed around 1:30 a.m.

Detectives say the brand of beer and whiskey were found in the room where the shooting took place.

Even though this case dates back to over a year ago, a probable cause was not filed until last month.

LINK | COURT DOCUMENTS REVEAL MORE DETAILS ABOUT SHOOTING THAT LED TO THE DEATH OF 17-YEAR-OLD WILLIAM GARRETT SANDS

An arrest warrant was issued on July 2.

Henderson was arrested on Thursday morning.

He is due back in court next week.

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