By Brooke Sopelsa
Four men were detained on Tuesday in connection with the murder of a gay couple in downtown Austin last month. Police say the anonymous advice sent to their criminals has helped them arrest the suspects.
Frank Macias, 22, yesterday was arrested and charged with two second-degree aggravating assaults. Then he reported that Macias confessed to the police and contributed to three others – his brother Miguel Macias, 20; Quinn O & # 39; Connor, 21
In Macias, three other suspects are also police detained twice for second-degree aggravating assaults. All four are held in a collective USD 300,000 bond, according to the local NBC branch KXAN.
Four men allegedly defeated by Spencer Deehring, 23, and Tristan Perry, 22 after the couple left the gay club with their hands in the center of Austin. The suspects are accused of homosexual descent to Deehring and Perry before being smitten. Perry suffered a broken nose after he was drilled into the face and lowered his head, and Deehring was knocked out unconsciously. An observer, called 911, and both men in the hospital were after the attack
This incident shocked the Austin LGBTQ community because the city has a reputation as a safe and hospitable place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and poor people. The attack inspired several members of the community to unite and form volunteer security forces. Rainbow Patrol, as reported by NBC News, will patrol on Saturday night in downtown Austin. The group checks people, walks in parking lots, stays with partygoers while waiting for riding services, and helps lost bar custodians navigate the city
At a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, Margaret Moore, Travio County District Prosecutor, said he was expecting accusations of suspects falling from second-degree punishments to first-degree crimes that have been blamed for crimes. This would mean that four can face five to 99 years of punishment
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