Despite the actual sentencing of Chris Ferrell in the 2nd Degree Murder of country artist Wayne Mills being delayed now until April 24th, the bulk of the sentencing proceedings occurred as scheduled while many members of Wayne’s immediate and extended family, as well as numerous friends and fans of the country artist watched on.
“I’m grateful to the State of Tennessee, for bringing the defendant to trial, and justice. On behalf of myself, our son Jack, and Wayne’s family and friends, thank you.” This was the statement Carol Mills made in the Nashville courthouse where her husband’s killer, Chris Ferrell, was convicted of 2nd Degree Murder. As David Raybin exited the courtroom, he was adamant that the defense team would appeal the verdict.
2 Â½ weeks after the unfortunate shooting death of Outlaw country songwriter and performer Wayne Mills, the wife of the deceased artist is speaking about the circumstances surrounding his passing, the type of man he was, and how his death touched many lives. As an organ donor, Wayne’s kidneys, pancreas, liver and heart went to people waiting on transplants.