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The manhunt for former Sheriff’s Detective Stephen Nicholas Broderick has finally come to end after a 24-hour search.

Broderick, 41, was arrested and facing charges of capital murder for allegedly killing two women and a man Sunday morning.

According to reports, officers responded to a 911 call coming from an apartment complex near Great Hills Trail and Rain Creek Parkway around 11:42 a.m.

Police issued a statewide alert on Broderick, whom they considered to be armed and dangerous. A shelter in place was also issued for the neighborhood where the murders occurred.
Broderick managed to elude police for 24 hours before being arrested around 7 a.m. CT (8 a.m. ET), according to Manor, Texas Police Chief Ryan Phipps.
“He was walking down the side of 12300 Old Kimbro Road, which is not far off from US 290. Two callers called in a suspicious person meeting the description of Mr. Broderick. Our officers went out there and conducted a high-risk stop on him,” Phipps told reporters.
Travis County District Attorney José Garza said that he will be pushing for capital murder charges against Broderick.
“After a determination is made with respect to Mr. Broderick’s detention, the District Attorney’s office will move forward to present capital murder and other appropriate charges to a Travis County grand jury.”

Since it’s not his first offense Broderick is being denied bail.

The former Sheriff’s detective was currently out on bail after being arrested and charged for sexual assault of a minor back in 2020.

According to the Austin American Statesmen, the victim made an outcry to her mother, who took the child for an examination and doctors confirmed the abuse.

Broderick was arrested on June 6 by the U.S. Marshals Service and charged with sexual assault of a child. He was placed on administrative leave without pay.

Broderick was booked into jail and spent 16 days behind bars prior to posting bail, which was set at $50,000.

He later resigned from his role, according to Travis County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Kristen Dark.

Broderick, a property crimes detective, resigned after his arrest, according to Travis County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Kristen Dark.

Court and public records show that Broderick’s wife filed for a protective order and divorce shortly after her husband’s arrest.

It is not known if this case is connected to the shootings.