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DA Seeks Death In Texas Cop's Killing

November 20, 2012  | 

Photo courtesy of Austin PD.
Photo courtesy of Austin PD.

The Travis County District Attorney will seek the death penalty for Brandon Daniel, the suspect arrested in Senior Austin Police Officer Jaime Padron's shooting death in April.

Daniel, who turned 25 just nine days ago, has a court hearing set for Dec. 3. His last appearance was in mid-September. Daniel is charged with capital murder in the April 6 death.

Officer Padron was fatally shot after responding to a report of an intoxicated man at a Walmart. He was shot in the neck at point-blank range after arriving at the retail store.

Read the full KXAN story.

Related:

Man Accused of Killing Texas Officer Hospitalized

Texas Cop Fatally Shot at Walmart

Tags: Austin PD, Death Penalty Cases, Cop Killers


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S.S @ 11/21/2012 7:44 AM

It's in Texas. So hopefully we put that shitbag to death. He deserves it!!! My prayers and thoughts are with the family as well as APD.

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