Court moves to try 3 suspects in Austin man’s murder simultaneously

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(ABC 6 News) – A hearing has been scheduled to determine whether three suspects connected to the death of William Hall will stand trial together.

On Friday, Mower County District Court posted notice of a motion hearing on Dec. 23, which will determine whether to add Nickalos Dewayne Taylor to a two-person trial.

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If the motion to try Taylor, Tyrone Williams, and Francisco Javier Lagunes Silva is accepted. All three will face identical charges of aiding and abetting second-degree murder, aiding and abetting aggravated robbery, and aiding and abetting first-degree assault on Feb. 27, 2023.

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Williams and Silva’s trials are already scheduled for February of 2023.

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The three young men were connected to the death of William Hall in October 2021 after the 75-year-old was found dead at the entrance of his Austin home.