Second Arrest Made In Attack That Left Texas Teen, Girlfriend Dead

Authorities have made a second arrest in connection with an attack in 2012 at a South Texas park that left a teenage woman dead and her girlfriend seriously injured.

Mary Kristene Chapa (left) and Mollie Judith Olgin. (Courtesy photo)

SINTON (June 25, 2014) An evidence tampering charge has been filed against the wife of a man charged with capital murder in an attack in 2012 at a South Texas park that left a teenage woman dead and her girlfriend seriously injured.

David Malcom Strickland, 27, was arrested Strickland Friday at an apartment in Helotes, 10 miles northwest of San Antonio on warrants charging capital murder, aggravated assault with a weapon and aggravated sexual assault

He and his wife Laura were both held without bond Wednesday in the San Patricio County Jail.

The Stricklands lived near the park where the attack occurred.

Mollie Olgin, 19, of Ingleside, died in the shooting that left her 18-year-old girlfriend critically injured.

The motive for the attack was a mystery, but authorities said investigators found no evidence suggesting the women's relationship was somehow involved.

The shooting led to an outpouring of support nationwide, especially in the gay and lesbian community.


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