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Suspect In Montrose Hit & Run Death Worked In Montrose As Bartender

A man wanted for a deadly hit and run in Montrose last January worked in Montrose

HOUSTON — DEC 21 — Appearing in a video, a New Caney, Texas man has been officially charged with felony ‘Failure to Stop and Render Aid’ in a Harris County court room today relating to the January 8, 2016 death of Michael Alexander Hill in Montrose.

Emmanuel Salgado, 25, has been employed by local Montrose bar Boheme. Just 4 small blocks from where Hill was killed.

According to Salgado’s Facebook account, Salgado left the United States for Frankfurt, Germany ten days after Hill died. It is unknown if he was fleeing in possible fear of arrest.

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Casey Ray Speaking with ABC KTRK 13 Houston (photo by About News)

“Yes, an arrest has been made,” Michael Hill Sr, the father of Hill confirmed exclusively to About News via text message this morning. “There is irrefutable proof in the case via blood evidence found on [Salgado] the vehicle from my son.”

“He touched the life of every person he met,” said one of Hill’s close friends Casey Ray. “I was shocked when the suspect was identified,” Ray says of Salgado as the individual responsible for his friend’s death. “I have actually bought drinks from him before, it’s hard to process.”

The death of Hill left a void in many of the LGBTQ+ community. “Alex was a good man and so sweet.” Hill’s father said. “Nobody ever had anything bad to say.”

Salgado is currently in the Harris County Jail with a bond of $30,000.

 

 

Death Of LGBT Man Sparks Texas Rangers Investigation

Death Of LGBT Man Sparks Texas Rangers Investigation

The death of a 23-year old man in Hardin County, Texas has caused Texas Rangers to launch official investigation.

The Texas Rangers have officially launched an investigation into the ‘in custody’ death of Cody Lane Livingston, 23, while in custody of the Hardin County Sheriff’s Department on Saturday.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at approximately 6:00a.m. DPS was notified of a possible crash near Sour Lake. (Sour Lake is about 1 hour north-east of Houston.)

DPS explains that it determined there was no crash, but suspected Livingston was driving while intoxicated. DPS explains a field sobriety test was conducted but failed to release results. Instead, Livingston was booked into the jail for an outstanding warrant.

Hardin County Sheriff Ed Cain explains that ‘Livingston was booked into the Hardin County Jail at 7:30 a.m. and had no outward signs of injury as he was booked.’

DPS states ‘Livingston was found unresponsive in a jail cell’ and transported to St. Elizabeth’s hospital in Beaumont, Texas, where he was pronounced dead.

“I couldn’t believe it,” said Tanner Moore, Livingston’s boyfriend. “It was hard to believe, because he was just here with me the other day helping me move.” He said the two saw each other Friday night at Moore’s residence in the Lufkin area.

According to Moore, on Saturday “I tried to call him, probably called him 3 to 5 times. He didn’t answer, and he said ‘I’m at a bar in Houston.”

Friends have set up a GoFund Me Page to help the family with expenses.

Houston Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Student

Houston Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Student

A Houston teacher, member of Bunnies on the Bayou, and a chairperson of the Montrose Softball League has been arrested and charged with having sex with a student.

The girlfriend of the victim allegedly discovered some text messages on her boyfriend’s phone which suggest he had sex with his male teacher.

Steven Amedeo, 39, is employed as a teacher at Milby High School.

According to Harris County court documents, Amedeo and the underage male student allegedly met last December outside of school.

According to ABC 13 “Investigators say the victim’s girlfriend discovered text messages between the teacher and his victim and reported what she knew to Milby’s principal. The alleged victim gave police a detailed drawing of the teacher’s apartment, which investigators say matched the layout of Amadeo’s place.”

Amedeo now faces felony charges for sexual performance by a child.

Trial Starts For Texas Man Accused Of Raping And Shooting Lesbian Teen Couple

Photo: Edward A. Ornelas, San Antonio Express-News

The trial of David Strickland, accused of shooting, raping, and stripping a young lesbian couple before killing one execution style has begun.


HOUSTON Sept. 21 — The trial for a man accused in the brutal shooting of a couple in Corpus Christi four years ago is underway.

David Strickland is accused of shooting and raping Mollie Olgin, 19 and her partner Mary Chapa, 18 in June 2012 at a small park near Portland, Tx. He is charged with capital murder, aggravated sexual assault, and aggravated assault. Strickland has pled not guilty.

The couple was discovered in the park by a couple bird watching. Olgin died at the scene resulting from a gunshot wound to the head, her partner Chapa survived but lost functionality to the left side of her body.

At the scene, investigators discovered two .45-caliber bullet casings, cigarette butts, beer cans, a can of iced tea, and other bottles.