The man accused of killing an Austin defense attorney in April was transferred from a Louisiana jail to the Travis County Jail.

Justin Nickolas Twyne, 24, was identified as the suspect in the stabbing death of Austin attorney James Short.

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Twyne was arrested on April 14 and has remained in the New Orleans Parrish Sheriff's Office Jail.

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He is now in the Travis County Jail on a $500,000 bond, according to jail records.