POSTED: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:51pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:57pm
BEAUMONT, Tx — U.S. Attorney's Office/Eastern District of Texas press release
A Lufkin man and woman have been sentenced to federal prison for their part in a double homicide which took place in Nacogdoches in August, 2007, announced Assistant Attorney General Larry A. Breuer of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney John M. Bales for the Eastern District of Texas.
Brent Stalsby, 30, pleaded guilty on Jan. 21, 2011 to committing a violent crime in aid of racketeering activity (VICAR) and was sentenced to life in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone. Specifically, Brent Stalsby admitted that he murdered David Mitchamore and Christy Rochelle Brown. Terry Stalsby, 29, pleaded guilty on Jan. 21, 2011 to charges of accessory after the fact in the murder of Christy Rochelle Brown and was sentenced to 162 months in federal prison today by Judge Crone.
According to information presented in court, Carl Carver was a general of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas, a race-based state-wide organization which operates inside and outside of state and federal prisons throughout the state of Texas and the United States. The ABT enforces its rules and promotes discipline among its members, prospects and associates through murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to murder, assault, robbery and threats against those who violate the rules or pose a threat to the enterprise. Members, and oftentimes associates, are required to follow the orders of higher-ranking members, often referred to as "direct orders."
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