Fatal Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: Kewin Kaewprasit Killed in Apartment Complex Carjacking
Did negligent security contribute to the death of this young man? We represent individuals and families who have suffered a tragic loss or injury as a consequence of negligent apartment security. Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a legal avenue for justice and claims for substantial compensation in Texas, or call now for a free consultation with our legal team: 888.842.1616.
20-year-old Kewin Kaewprasit was reportedly shot and killed during a carjacking at the Nottingham Village apartment complex in Houston Monday, December 12, 2016.
According to ABC 13 News, the violent “carjacking happened at the Nottingham Village apartments off Kimberly Lane.” Houston authorities are asking for assistance. Per ABC 13, “[t]he suspect is driving a black 2015 Nissan Altima four-door vehicle. The license plate number GSK-5233.”
Our Legal Take
Apartment residents and guests have a right to feel safe and secure within the community. The Murray Law Firm questions the level of security provided at the apartment complex and whether this tragic loss of life may have been prevented.
- How did the gunman gain access to the property? What security measures, such as gated-entry, fencing, security patrols, bright lighting, and surveillance cameras, were in place to deter crime at the time of the shooting?
- Have there been prior incidents of violence in the surrounding area? If so, were any additional security precautions implemented by the property owners or management to protect residents and guests?
Generally, property owners are required to protect all residents and guests legally on the premises from any foreseeable harm. Should the facts of this matter reveal that the apartment complex owners or management company failed to provide adequate security to protect those on its premises, the family of Kewin Kaewprasit may seek justice and elect to pursue a legal claim for his wrongful death.
Based upon its prior successful experience in handling security negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families, The Murray Law Firm suggests that photographs and a thorough, unbiased inspection of the property will need to be performed immediately, before any evidence may be repaired, damaged or destroyed. Given the complexities of pursuing a negligent security case, it is imperative that the victim’s family retain an experienced attorney who can ensure the preservation of any and all evidence that may support such a claim.
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