Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Ethen Drake Charged With Capital Murder In Highlands

21-year-old Ethen Drake was charged with capital murder this week in connection to the death of Caroline Stagner, age 72, on December 13, 2013. According to police, Stagner was stabbed to death before her home was set on fire. Houston, Texas prosecutors believe the motive was robbery. The parents of Ethen Drake lived next door to Caroline Stagner. Inside their home, items that belonged to the murdered woman were found. It has also been reported that one day after Stagner's murder, Drake asked a friend to drive him to East Texas and during that trip the friend told police that Drake was 'flush with cash'. Click the image above for more information.

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