Prosecutor in Texas Quits Aryan Case
He steps down following murder of DA, assistant
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 2, 2013 7:06 PM CDT
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(Newser) – One of the theories floating around about the murder of a Texas district attorney and one of his prosecutors is that the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas is behind the killings as revenge for prosecution. If so, the group can consider its message received. A federal prosecutor has just resigned from a big racketeering case against the white supremacist group in Houston, reports the Houston Chronicle and Dallas Morning News. The US attorney dropped out over what both papers call "security concerns." Another attorney from the Justice Department is heading from DC to Texas as a replacement.

“He’s obviously made a decision based on something,” says one of the defense attorneys, who described himself as a good friend of the prosecutor who quit the case.

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STACCEE
Apr 3, 2013 5:56 PM CDT
WOW!!!! a big bad Texan running from a fight is unheard of,,lol.
Chatsworth
Apr 3, 2013 4:27 PM CDT
Well, the authorities will just have to fight dirty too,apparently.
eMars
Apr 3, 2013 4:12 PM CDT
Instead of running, this prosecutor should have armed himself with Predator and Reaper Drones; the same ones Rand Paul filibustered against. Law Enforcement has the ability to protect itself and the community; all that's needed is the backbone to use it. Like it or not, Rand Paul, drones are coming to U.S. streets.