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Man accused in deaths of three women at South Padre Island found not guilty

Man accused in deaths of three women at South Padre Island found not guilty
1 year 1 month 4 weeks ago Tuesday, May 16 2023 May 16, 2023 May 16, 2023 12:50 PM May 16, 2023 in News - Local

A jury handed down a not guilty verdict for a man accused of killing three women in South Padre Island.

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The shootings happened back in August 2021 at the Suites at Sunchase Hotel and Condos.

Yordi Bartholemy pleaded not guilty, claiming self-defense. The jury agreed with that plea on Friday.

The Cameron County District Attorney released a statement saying that he strongly disagreed with the verdict.

Read the full statement below:

"A 25-year-old able-bodied athlete kills 3 unarmed women by point-blank shooting each one in the head, comes into court and claims self-defense. The jury believes him and finds him not guilty. I respectfully strongly disagree with their verdict."

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