Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: A fight preceded the shooting, with BossMan helping a couple of security personnel to escort two men, including Mortis, outside. At that point, Mortis allegedly headed to his car, swaddled his head in a T-shirt and returned with a gun he used to kill Adair. But he left something important behind. Westword has the story.
Harris County sheriff’s deputies found an inmate dead in the Baker Street infirmary Monday evening, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said.
Vincent D. Young, 32, was found hanging by a bed sheet at 7:10 p.m. by guards. His 33rd birthday would have been Saturday.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: For this month only, the family of Kelsie Jean Schelling, who disappeared in February 2013 after telling her then-boyfriend she was pregnant, has raised the reward for her “direct return or location” from $50,000 to $100,000. A post on the Help Find Kelsie Facebook page reveals that the reward boost “is being done in remembrance of the fourth anniversary of Kelsie’s disappearance and her 26th birthday, on February 18” — tomorrow. And there’s a new theory about her disappearance, too. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Kelley was facing away from the cops with his hands up — a pose that clearly made him no danger to anyone in the vicinity. But an instant later, he was shot in the back by a Taser and fell heavily to the ground. The officer in question seems to have felt he had proof his response was justified, telling Kelley, “It’s all on video, sweetheart” — a reference to his body camera, which was recording throughout the incident. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Although Beauford was 24 at the time of his death, he suffered from intellectual and developmental disabilities that caused him to function on the level of a six-year-old — a fact that makes the tragedy that befell him even more heartbreaking. Beauford died from a seizure while in custody, and according to a lawsuit filed on behalf of his family (see it below), this episode was easily preventable. Westword has the story.