Florida: Shawn Tyson on Trial for the shooting deaths of British tourists in Sarasota

Posted on March 21, 2012 • Filed under: Tourists Killed, United-States

None of the three people should have been on the streets of Sarasota’s Newtown neighborhood at 3 a.m. last April 16. Shawn Tyson, a 16-year-old school dropout who had been released from jail less than 24 hours earlier, was supposed to be at his mother’s Newtown home. One judge wanted to keep Tyson in jail, but in a bureaucratic foulup, a different judge set him free even as he ordered him to remain at home. Read article

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