DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Six years after the homicide of outstanding Dallas legal professional Ira Tobolowsky, Steven Aubrey has been indicted.
The Texas man was concerned in a defamation lawsuit with Tobolowsky on the time of the homicide.
In only-released court docket paperwork, Dallas police detective Brian Fillingim alleges Aubrey spied on Tobolowsky by means of a gap in his fence to “be taught his each day routine.”
In response to the doc, Detective Fillingim states Aubrey waited for the legal professional to enter his storage, doused him with gasoline after which set him on hearth with a torch.
The paperwork state detectives seen “a therapeutic burn of some type” on Aubrey’s palms and arms days after the homicide.
Police say in addition they discovered propane torches and clothes with ignitable liquid residue inside Aubrey’s house.
They are saying in addition they found digital gadgets with google map searches for Tobolowsky’s house, synagogue, and the phrases “burner cellphone” and “alibi definition.”
And, in electronic mail exchanges, the detective says Aubrey reached out to an affiliate the evening of the homicide asking in an e-mail for “authorized recommendation about coping with the detectives.” Courtroom information point out the affiliate replied to Aubrey writing “you took it to a complete new degree when ya dun threw fuel on…” adopted by a string of expletives. The affiliate then allegedly writes “…do not kill anybody once more.”
Michael Tobolowsky, Tobolowsky’s son, tells the I-Group the newly launched paperwork “solely scratch the floor of what’s going to come out in trial.”
The I-Group has reached out to Aubrey’s legal professional a number of occasions however he has not responded.
Aubrey stays in Florida the place he’s combating extradition.
Learn the newly launched paperwork: