Former policeman Stephen Broderick murdered three people yesterday
Austin Authorities said a former Texas police officer was detained today after starting a search on three people after they were shot and killed in Austin.
Manor Police Chief Ryan Phipps said that Stephen Broderick, 41, was arrested on a country road in Manor, a suburb of Austin, at 7:30 in the morning. There was no resistance. According to Phipps, the agent was carrying a pistol.
Phipps said that the police received two calls, which involved the existence of the suspect in accordance with Broderick’s description. It added that Broderick was transferred to Travis County Prison and its authorities have not yet responded to the message left on Monday.
Austin’s acting police chief Joseph Chacon said that Broderick was involved in a crime among the two women and a man who died on Sunday, Broderick knew.
The police initially warned the Austinites living on the scene to cover up, but they cancelled the request later on Sunday when they said they did not know whether Broderick was still in the city.
Chacon said Broderick was a former official of the Travis County Department, which is located in Austin.
Travis County District Attorney Jose Garza (Jose Garza) said in a statement that Broderick was arrested in June last year for sexually assaulting a minor and paid $50,000 The bail was released. He added that the District Attorney’s Office filed a motion on Sunday to request the withdrawal of the bond.
Chief police spokesman Kristen Dark told the newspaper “Austin American Politician” that property crime detective Broderick resigned after being arrested.
The newspaper also reported that Broderick’s wife filed an injunction and divorced soon after being arrested.