- Gerald Wayne Williams, the alleged killer of David Xavier Castro, was arrested in Texas.
- Williams pursued the Castro family, shooting at them out of anger from behind the wheel.
- The African American faces a sentence of 20 to 99 years in prison.
Gerald Wayne Williams, the alleged murderer of the young hispanic David Xavier Castro, turned himself in to authorities in Houston, Texas. Activist Quannell X accompanied Williams to the headquarters of the Houston Police Department (HPD), after his arrest was agreed with the agents of the Homicide Division.
Quannell X, an activist in favor of the African American community, agreed to arrive at the HPD headquarters in downtown Houston at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, August 2, with the fugitive Gerald Wayne Williams, to be detained by the Homicide Division agents for his alleged responsibility in the death of David Xavier Castro.
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The 34-year-old African American Gerald Wayne Williams, as of this writing, was still at HPD headquarters offering his statement to the Homicide Division agents. The authorities revealed his name and face on Friday, July 30, 2021, as the alleged murderer of the 17-year-old David Xavier Castro.
Williams is charged, at the moment, with only one count of murder and according to the Texas State Penal Code, that crime carries a penalty of 20 to 99 years in prison for anyone who pleads guilty after facing trial. When Williams arrives at the Harris County, the judge who will take your case will be determined. Filed Under: Killer David Castro Captured.
“I want to thank all the citizens of Houston”
“I want to thank all the citizens of Houston and Quannell X for helping our department to arrest Mr. Williams … he is already charged with the murder of David Xavier Castro and I want to promise our community that we will work very hard to solve each murder.” Troy Finner, head of HPD, said at a press conference.
Paul Castro, the father of young David Xavier Castro, also appeared at the Homicide Division press conference to express his gratitude on behalf of his family to all citizens, some anonymous, and the authorities who assisted in the arrest of the African American. Gerald Wayne Williams, the alleged murderer of your son. Filed Under: Killer David Castro Captured.
“Our prayers were answered”
“My family has prayed for his arrest… that he turned himself in implies that no member of the community was put in danger. Our prayers were answered. I want to thank… the entire city of Houston because our family has been surrounded by love, support and prayers, ”said Paul Castro when speaking to the media.
The father of the young David Xavier Castro did not accept questions from the media that appeared at the press conference and only thanked the journalists for having shared the tragedy of his family because “perhaps you saw your children reflected in our son, thank you for doing that… I ask you to continue praying for us ”. Filed Under: Killer David Castro Captured.
Murderer David Castro captured: A citizen allowed him to be captured
According to Detective Brown, of the HPD Homicide Division, the crime against the young David Xavier Castro could be solved and the African-American Gerald Wayne Williams was identified as his alleged murderer, thanks to a community member calling the authorities to reveal details and the identity of the man.
“The name and details that that person offered us I will not reveal, that person prefers to stay away from public opinion,” said Detective Brown of the HPD to protect his source of information. However, thanks to that person they were able to learn the identity of Gerald Wayne Williams, as the alleged murderer of David Xavier Castro. Filed Under: Killer David Castro Captured.
Murderer David Castro Captured: His Telephone Records Betray Him
The agents of the HPD Homicide Division, once they learned the identity of the African American Gerald Wayne Williams as the alleged murderer of David Xavier Castro, were able to obtain phone records from his cell phone that located him with certainty in the area of the crime, the persecution and the brutal shooting during a driving incident.
Detective Brown assured that from the beginning of the investigation into the death of David Xavier Castro, the name of Gerald Wayne Williams emerged as one of the people who could be the murderer. However, according to the Homicide Division agent they had to gather all the evidence before they could charge him with certainty. Filed Under: Killer David Castro Captured.
David Xavier Castro and the tragedy of his death
David Xavier Castro went with his father and brother to watch a Houston Astros game, at Minute Maid Stadium, last Tuesday, July 6, 2021 and when leaving they had a confrontation with another driver, Gerald Wayne Williams, who He chased several miles until on a dark street in the east of the city, he shot and killed the teenager.
Gerald Wayne Williams, 34, the man now charged with the death of young David Xavier Castro has a long criminal record. In 2008, he was sentenced to 13 years in prison on two counts of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, but left the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) in October 2020. Filed Under: Killer David Castro Captured.
Murderer David Castro Captured: His murder unleashes a wave of indignation
The murder of the young David Xavier Castro has raised a wave of indignation and pain in Houston, Texas, since the boy was just the victim of an episode of what in English is called ‘road rage‘(will drive) and that are the violent confrontations by Gerald Wayne Williams, who could not control his courage while driving.
According to the incident report made by HPD, the young David Xavier Castro, his father and his brother left the game at 11:00 pm on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 and went to their car to go home. . Minute Maid Park is in downtown Houston and after the games, the narrow streets surrounding it are flooded with vehicles. Filed Under: Killer David Castro Captured.
The persecution that killed David Castro
The Castros were driving along Chartes Street, which runs north, when the father of the family had a disagreement with another driver and the two exchanged annoying and demanding gestures. So the other driver decided to follow the Castros closely at full speed through various streets in Houston.
According to the HPD investigation, the car, a white sedan, closely followed the truck in which the young David Xavier Castro was traveling with his father and brother. The father got on I-10, the East Freeway, eastbound and then took the exit onto McCarty Street in the Pleasantville Area neighborhood. Filed Under: Killer David Castro Captured.
The Buick LaCrosse was the first clue to find the killer
When the Castro family was traveling down McCarty Street, Gerald Wayne Williams from the other car followed them several blocks shooting at them. The HPD investigation does not specify with certainty how many people were in the white Buick LaCrosse car, from which the shots were fired against Hispanics. The car was the first lead in the case.
At one point, at least one of the bullets hit young David Xavier Castro in the head. The boy’s father maneuvered for help and managed to lose himself at full speed from the attackers in the car, escaping through the neighborhood streets until he reached Highway 59, where he stopped on the side road. Filed Under: Killer David Castro Captured.
David Xavier Castro, one more victim of gun violence
With David Xavier Castro very badly injured, the father called the HPD emergency number to report the attack they had just suffered. The first to help them were the paramedics of the Houston Fire Department (HFD), who rushed Castro to the Medical Center.
The shooting murder of David Xavier Castro is a link in the violence with firearms. The non-profit organization Gun Violence Archives, which fights to raise awareness about the dangers of the free sale of firearms, reports that so far this year 25,697 people have died. Filed Under: Killer David Castro Captured.
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