Summary: 21 year-old Rashad Owens is now formally charged in this week’s crash that killed two people and injured 23 on Red River Street during South by Southwest. As of Saturday he remains in custody.
Court documents show Owens had a blood alcohol content of 0.114, well above the legal limit of .08. Read the entire charging affidavit here.
Owens was charged with one count of capital murder. His bail was set at $3 million. More charges could follow.
South by Southwest is continuing until its late Saturday night conclusion. A charity fund created for the crash victims and their families, SXSW Cares, has already netted tens of thousands of dollars.