Thursday, September 20, 2012
Preston Joe Sharpnack charge Austin Entertainment Dustrict
Preston Joe Sharpnack, 22, has been charged with manslaughter, according to an arrest affidavit.
Sharpnack has been charged with striking architect Matt Casey, 35, after the two had an argument early Sept. 3. Casey died of his injuries a week later.
A 911 caller said he witnessed an altercation, the affidavit said.
Detectives searched for Sharpnack on Facebook and found he had tattoos that matched the man captured by the surveillance cameras, the affidavit said.. After receiving an anonymous tip on where Preston was hiding, detectives tracked him down, it said.