Austin police arrested a man Wednesday for allegedly choking his roommate to death after an argument at their residence off North Lamar.
In January, a member of another group home was shot to death after he left the premises:
So far, news coverage of both incidents has not discussed whether these homes were regulated or not. It should be noted that San Antonio decided to regulate its group homes only after it had a fire that killed five residents:
Austin has not, even though a 2013 fire displaced 27 residents and there has been two deaths in under three months: