TRAGIC NEWS | African-American Double Bassist Killed in Possible Racial Hate Crime

17 year old African-American double bassist Draylen Mason has been killed – following a series of package bomb explosions in Austin, Texas, United States.

An honour roll bass student at the East Austin College Prep, where he studied with William Bill Dick, Mason was a member of the Interlochen Center for the Arts, the Austin Youth Orchestra and the Austin Soundwaves.

Police have indicated that three package bombs exploded at homes in the Texas capital over the past ten days – killing two people, including Draylen, and injuring two others.

On each occasion, the victims found packages outside their homes – none of which had been delivered by the US postal service or a delivery service.

Police have indicated that they believe the incidents are related – and could possibly be racial hate…

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