Man charged with capital murder in stabbings
The man accused of stabbing two men to death at a North Austin apartment complex has been charged with capital murder. via KVUE.com
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#1 Jul 15, 2007
im glad that guy's gunna get what he deserves. he took 2 very important and loved people from my friend and her family. its just not right.. its still unreal.. and he deserves to suffer for doing something so hateful and horrible.
#2 Apr 3, 2008
We are hoping for the death penalty...that morning in a matter of 10 minutes he took my brother (Carlos Caudillo) and my boyfriend (John Quinones, and he brought such great pain to our families. He is a monster and deserves the worst of the worst. I love you Carlos and John.7-11-07
#3 Apr 3, 2008
He deserves the death penalty.
Adam Castillo is Evil pure Evil!!!!
John left behind 2 beautiful kids ages 2 and 6 that he will not get to see grow up, Carlos didn't even get the chance to have kids but he left behind 2 nieces and 2 nephews that miss him dearly.
Our lives will never be the same without their smile and laughs....
TWO LIVES TAKEN BUT WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN
#4 Apr 3, 2008
i am sorry, i hope he gets what he deserves
#5 Apr 3, 2008
that is so sad, so young.
#6 Apr 3, 2008
Man this guy sounds crazy...
#7 Apr 3, 2008
Two men were found stabbed to death in an apartment at Venterra at Bradford Pointe in the 11700 block of Metric Boulevard after police responded to a call about a family disturbance at 4:13 a.m. They have been identified as Juan Quinones, 27, and Carlos Caudillo, 30.
A resident of the complex is in custody with charges pending.
Police say other people were also in the apartment where the
stabbing occurred. They say there was a disturbance between the suspect and the two victims, and all three knew one another.
This is the city's 15th and 16th murders of the year
#8 Apr 3, 2008
A 27-year-old Corpus Christi native was stabbed to death at his home in Austin early Wednesday.
John Quinones died after he was stabbed multiple times at around 4 a.m. Wednesday at his Austin apartment. Quinones had just moved to Austin several months ago, his father, John Quinones, said Friday.
About 11:30 Tuesday night I talked to him, his father said.He said Dad I love you, I miss you. He seemed hopeless, like he didnt have family over there. Then this happened.
Police arrived at Quinones apartment after receiving a call at about 4:13 a.m. They found Quinones and another individual whom local friends said was his girlfriends brother dead from stab wounds. Austin police arrested 30-year-old Adam Castillo in connection with the stabbing, and charged him Friday morning with capital murder.
Police report that Castillo and the victims knew each other.
John Quinones said his son had one 2-year-old daughter and another 5-year-old son. His body was set to arrive in Corpus Christi on Friday, but his father said family members have not set a funeral date.
#9 Apr 3, 2008
John C. Quinones
AUSTIN -- John Chris Quinones died July 11, 2007. He was 27.
Survivors include , Monica; a son, Noah Quinones of Austin; a daughter, Leah Quinones of Austin; his father, Juan Quinones of Robstown; his mother and stepfather, Patricia and Robert Flores of Rockport; four sisters, Erica Flores of Rockport, Michelle and Alyssa Quinones, both of Robstown, and Krystal Quinones of Corpus Christi; two brothers, James Flores of Rockport and Darren Quinones of Corpus Christi; his grandparents, Felicia Castillo of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Jose and Catalina Quinones of Robstown; and his step-grandfather, Benny Flores Sr. of Rockport.
Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. July 16 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Robstown. Burial will be in Old City Cemetery, Robstown
#10 Apr 3, 2008
CORPUS CHRISTI - A gruesome double murder in Austin last week claimed the life of a Robstown man, and 6 News has obtained an affidavit from an eyewitness that tells a chilling tale about how the murders may have happened.
The vicious murders played out inside an Austin apartment, where 27-year-old John Quinones and his friend, Carlos Caudillo, were stabbed to death, allegedly by 30-year-old Adam Castillo.
In this affidavit, Caudillo's sister, Corrine Caudillo, describes how she woke up to the terrifying sounds of screams.
"She woke to her brother yelling ,'John! John!' followed by sounds of him moaning," the affidavit said.
She said she tried to wake up her boyfriend, John Quinones.
"I tried to get him up, but he didn't wake up. He didn't look injured, but he didn't say anything and he didn't move." the affidavit said.
She went on to say...
"I saw Adam Castillo stab my brother in the head, and neck. He was just stabbing him all over. My brother was trying to fight him off...he just kept stabbing Carlos."
During the terrifying ordeal, Caudillo said she called 911 from the apartment, but before help could arrive. She said the attacker began stabbing her boyfriend.
"I saw Adam stabbing John. John was trying to get over the coffee table. I saw Adam stabbing John on the chest. John was trying to hold the knife away, I just kept yelling,'What are you doing? What are you doing?' "
But Castillo told a very different story. In the affidavit, he said he stabbed the men in self-defense. He claimed he questioned a conversation the victims were having and was forcibly pushed away.
He said Quinones and Caudillo then approached him in a threatening manner, and he picked up a knife he'd left at the apartment and slashed them.
#11 Apr 4, 2008
that is so sad to hear, you never realize how precious life is. these guys didn't have a chance. r.i.p.
#12 Apr 4, 2008
The man accused of stabbing two men to death at a North Austin apartment complex has been charged with capital murder.
Police were called to the Venterra at Bradford Apartments in the 11700 block of Metric Boulevard near Braker Lane around 4:15 a.m. Wednesday.
Adam Castillo, 30, was arrested near his apartment Wednesday morning, just hours after the victims were found.
Police say there was some kind of disturbance between Castillo and the men, who were identified as John Quinones, 27, and Carlos Caudillo, 30.
No bond was set for Castillo.
#13 Apr 22, 2008
MISS YOU GUYS!!
#14 Apr 24, 2008
man so john's girlfriend and carlos sister saw evrything? that is wild....to see your boyfrined and brother get killed...how did she escape? god must of been with her.
#15 Apr 24, 2008
ROBSTOWN - The family of a Robstown man who was murdered in Austin, Wednesday, now believe their loved one may have been trying to call them for help. The family of John Quinones, 27, said they're devastated by his death.
Police discovered Quinones and another 30-year-old man had been stabbed to death inside an Austin apartment Wednesday. Quinones' father said he spoke to his son on the phone just hours before he was found dead.
Johnny Quinones was having trouble coping with the death of his son, John.
"I just couldn't believe it, I was in shock, he's just a wonderful person and everything," he said. Quinones said John called him on the phone close to midnight on the night of the murder, and never imagined that would be the last time he would hear his voice.
"He was telling me that he felt lonely, like he needed us over there and everything, and I just said,'Hey baby, I love you, you know that,' and then he told me I love you to."
Nearly five hours after their conversation, John was found stabbed to death. Quinones said John called other family members that night, and believes his son may have been trying to ask for help.
"I don't know what happened, I just don't know."
Quinones said John loved music and was working construction in Austin, where he lived with his wife and two children. His grandmother Catalina said at times it's hard to just look at his photos.
"I can't even bare to see them sometimes," she said in tears. Catalina and Quinones said they'll miss seeing John's smile and treasure the love he always gave them.
Police said there was a disturbance between the victims and Adam Castillo, 30, who lived at the apartment complex. Formal charges are pending against Castillo who was taken into custody after the stabbing.
#16 Apr 24, 2008
That's one way of getting rid of the illegals.
#17 Apr 25, 2008
Illegals? How are they illegals? Just because of there last names? Cletus I think you should watch what you say, these are people lives, illegals or not they were killed and for you to be so ignorate just surprizes me. My heart goes out to the family and to to all those ignorate people out there...
The world needs more smart and respectful people out there.
Its people like you who make the world an ugly place to live...
READ THE ARTICLES POSTED!!!
#18 Apr 25, 2008
Illegals? You piece of sh#$! My brother or my family are far from being illegal! Maybe the next time you bring your ass to Austin, someone will do something illegal to your ass!
#19 Apr 25, 2008
#20 Apr 25, 2008
YOU GO GIRL!!! LOL....ILLEGAL MY ASS!!! OBVIOUSLY SOMEONE DON'T DESERVE TO BE HERE TO APPRECIATE THEIR OWN LIVES!!! ASS!!!!
REST IN PEACE CARLOS & JOHN WE MISS YOU DEARLY.
ADAM CASTILLO WILL GET WHAT HE DESERVES! FRY IN HELL...YOU PIECE OF POOP!
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