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Derek Madrigal

Felix Velasquez Jr. arrest photo left; most wanted photo right. (credit: Texas Dept. of Public Safety)

Student Attacked In S. Padre Island Relieved After Attacker Arrested

The 21-year-old Brookhaven College student who was brutally beaten on the shores of South Padre Island is relieved that the last of his attackers was arrested this week.

05/17/2012

Felix Velasquez Jr. arrest photo left; most wanted photo right. (credit: Texas Dept. of Public Safety)

Fugitive Arrested For South Padre Student Attack

Law enforcement officials have captured one of Texas’ Most Wanted — a man wanted for his involvement in the South Padre Island beating of North Texas college student Derek “D.J.” Madrigal.

05/16/2012

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Student Attacked In South Padre Visits Local College

Derek Madrigal received a hero’s welcome when he walked into Brookhaven College Tuesday morning. The visit was bittersweet since he had to withdraw for the semester, to focus on recovering from a vicious beating that happened in South Padre.

04/17/2012

Derik Madrigal of Dallas

Dallas Family Seeks Justice In Spring Break Beating Of Student

It was relentless and brutal, and it was all captured on cell-phone video. Derek Madrigal of Dallas is recovering in a hospital after he was stabbed nine times and beaten with coolers.

03/22/2012

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Father Of Student Attacked In South Padre Wants Justice

After his son was brutally attacked on South Padre Island, the father of a Dallas college student is now looking for justice.

03/22/2012