Male Suspect Arrested In University Of Texas Student's Death
Police have arrested 17-year-old Meechaiel Criner in connection with the death of a freshman at the University of Texas campus in Austin.By Ben Lawson | April 8, 2016
Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a student at the University of Texas at Austin.
"We are very certain that the subject we have in custody – the suspect is in custody – is the suspect that is responsible for the death of this beautiful young woman," said Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo.
Police say 17-year-old Meechaiel Criner will be formally charged with murder Friday afternoon. Criner, who police say is homeless, had items in his possession that may have belonged to the victim, 18-year-old Haruka Weiser.