Suspect Held in University of Texas Freshman’s Death
(CNN) -- A 17-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of University of Texas freshman Haruka Weiser, police said Friday. The suspect, identified as Meechaiel Criner, had been taken to a youth homeless shelter by police Monday after he was found at the scene of a trash fire near campus, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo told reporters Friday. The fire occurred the day before the victim's body was discovered.