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Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

A second suspect in the Rolling Oaks Mall shooting which happened on Sunday has been identified and arrested.  The San Antonio Police Department says 34-year-old Jose Luis Rojas was the suspect shot by the man with the concealed handgun license.  Rojas is in critical condition at the San Antonio Military Medical Center.  The other suspect, 34-year-old Jason Prieto,  has been in custody since Sunday night.

 

The night of December 6th 1991 – Four girls – ages 17, 17, 15 and 13 were working and hanging out at a “I Can’t Believe It’s Yogurt!” store in Austin.

Eliza Thomas, Amy Ayers and sister Jennifer and Sarah Harbison were forced to strip, they were tied up, they were murdered – the shop was set on fire and the case is unsolved.

25 years after that night – it’s still a deep dark mystery.

“Who Killed These Girls? Cold Case: The Yogurt Shop Murders” explores in rich detail the kills and the flawed prosecutions of four suspects.

Newly released FBI data show the number of murders in the U.S. rose nearly 11 percent last year and violent crime increased by nearly 4 percent, but crime researchers said homicides and other violence still remain at low rates compared with a crime wave from 20 years ago.

Bernie Tiede is Going Back to Jail

Apr 25, 2016

From Texas Standard:

A jury in Henderson, Texas has closed another chapter in a Texas murder story that captured the public's attention nearly two decades ago.

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