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Man confesses to cold case murder on TV, turns in self and accomplices – Austin American

“Twenty-five years ago, my nephew, Frankie, was murdered. Today, the man that did it confessed, and he and two others will now be brought to justice,” McAlister wrote. “Some closure, but the passing of Frank’s father, my brother, a couple of months ago (is) too little, too late.

Read more at: http://www.statesman.com/news/national/man-confesses-cold-case-murder-turns-self-and-accomplices/76sT4amJnVJcLeh6JvVlyJ/

Murder suspect identified in unsolved death of Austin man

AUSTIN (KXAN) — After nearly two years as an unsolved murder case and a family waiting for answers, the suspect has been identified and is already behind bars.

Jamal Boyd, 26, is accused of shooting 20-year-old Lewis Anthony Lane to death on April 24, 2015. Police and EMS crews arrived in south Austin to find Lewis shot in the middle of the street around 4 a.m. Medics took him to University Medical Center Brackenridge, where he died from those gunshot wounds.

The shooting happened in the 7300 block of Gaines Mill Lane, near Manchaca Road and William Cannon Drive. Police spent that morning at the scene and a neighboring home looking for clues. At the time police had not located any witnesses to the shooting, just

Read more at: http://kxan.com/2017/03/06/suspect-caught-in-unsolved-murder-of-austin-man-lewis-lane/

Murder conviction flawed, court says, tossing Williamson man’s v – Austin American

“When she disappeared, the detectives found blood-soaked carpet down through to the padding, and a bloody hand print that matched Rex Nisbett, along with a lot of circumstantial evidence,” Duty said. “The moral to this story for prosecutors across the state of Texas is don’t bother trying murder cases where the suspect was smart enough to get rid of the body.”

Read more at: http://www.statesman.com/news/local/murder-conviction-reversed-1991-williamson-county-cold-case/qTe2ltrSpu85Qu9KW5YXuJ/

Murder conviction reversed in 1991 Williamson County cold case – Austin American

“When she disappeared, the detectives found blood-soaked carpet down through to the padding, and a bloody hand print that matched Rex Nisbett, along with a lot of circumstantial evidence,” Duty said. “The moral to this story for prosecutors across the state of Texas is don’t bother trying murder cases where the suspect was smart enough to get rid of the body.”

Read more at: http://www.statesman.com/news/local/murder-conviction-reversed-1991-williamson-county-cold-case/qTe2ltrSpu85Qu9KW5YXuJ/