Dimitrios Pagourtzis Santa Fe Shooting

Criminal Justice

Galveston County judge removed from capital murder case involving Santa Fe High School shooter

Posted on · The 5-year-old case is being transferred due to a conflict of interest related to a previous professional association between Judge Jeth Jones and another attorney-turned-judge who met with Dimitrios Pagourtzis in the immediate aftermath of the deadly 2018 shooting spree.

Santa Fe High School Building

Criminal Justice

Attorneys for Santa Fe High School shooter seek recusal of presiding judge, alleging bias

Posted on · The defense team for Dimitrios Pagourtzis, charged with capital murder in the 2018 shooting at Santa Fe High School, claims Judge Jeth Jones is "shopping" for medical experts so its client can be determined mentally competent to stand trial.

Dimitrios Pagourtzis Santa Fe Shooting

School shooting

Santa Fe High School shooter ordered to get new mental health evaluation by judge

Posted on · Dimitrios Pagourtzis has been committed to a state-run mental health institution since November 2019. A judge determined him to be mentally incompetent to stand trial as recently as this February.

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Proposed bill in Texas Legislature could provide closure to relatives of Santa Fe High School shooting victims

Posted on · Senate Bill 435, authored by state Sen. Mayes Middleton of Galveston County, would allow prosecutors to share medical examiner's reports and video footage with relatives of deceased crime victims without making that information available to the general public.

Houston Matters

Full Show: The Human Toll Of Santa Fe, One Year Later (May 17, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: One year after the shooting at Santa Fe High School, we share some stories of families directly affected by the tragedy.