Lufkin man sentenced to life in prison for ordering 2007 Aryan gang-related murders
POSTED: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 8:03am
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 9:13am
Lufkin, TX — A U.S. district judge on Monday sentenced a Lufkin man to life in federal prison for giving the order to have two people killed nearly four years ago.
Carl Carver, 44, pleaded guilty on Jan. 19 to committing a violent crime in aid of racketeering activity, specifically admitting to directing two Aryan Brotherhood of Texas members to murder fellow member David Mitchamore, a U.S. Attorney’s Office press release stated.
The bodies of Mitchamore, also known as “Super Dave,” and his girlfriend, Christie Rochelle Brown, were found in Etoile on Aug. 10, 2007. Both had been shot in the head.
According to information presented in the Beaumont court Monday, “Carver was not only a member, he was a general of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas (ABT), a race-based organization that operates inside and outside of state and federal prisons throughout Texas and the United States.”
The couple was murdered by Brent Stalsby and Charles Cameron Frazier as a result of a “direct order” issued by Carver because Mitchamore failed to repay an outstanding debt he allegedly owed to Carver, the release stated. ABT members are required to follow orders from higher ranking gang officials.
Stalsby was sentenced to life in federal prison in May. His wife, Terry Stalsby, was sentenced to 13 1/2 years in federal prison for aiding and abetting the double murder, according to the release.
Frazier was sentenced to life in prison last week.
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