Tag: Cameron County

After 13 Years As a Fugitive, Man Arrested on Murder Charges

Cameron County (KFXV) — A man wanted for murder in Cameron County is behind bars. His arrest came 13 years after the crime. Sheriff Lucio who says investigators received a call from agents in Matamoros who said the suspect Ciro Cantu Muñoz would be crossing an international bridge in Brownsville.. 42-year-old Ciro Muñoz Cantu was arrested and charged for a murder he’s believed to have committed thirteen years ago. According to Sheriff Lucio, the deadly incident took place late March in 2004. The victim, identified as Jesus Hilario Jimenez, was dating the suspect’s ex-wife. The suspect became upset when...

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$25K Award Offered for Nahomi Rodriguez Murder Case

Harlingen (KFXV) — $25,000 is the reward being offered by authorities for any information that could lead them to finding the person or people responsible for the death of Nahomi Rodriguez. Today law enforcement officials from Harlingen, San Benito and other Cameron County agencies who are assisting in the investigation gathered sending a strong message to the community. District Attorney Luis Saenz says investigators will not stop until the people responsible are brought to justice. The parents of Nahomi were also on hand thanking police for their continuous effort. If you have any information on this case call Harlingen...

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Man Arrested for Allegedly Murdering Mother-In-Law

Cameron County (KFXV) — We have an update now – authorities in Cameron County discovered the body of a woman, bound with zip ties and rope, weighted down in the Laguna Madre. Fox news has learned the woman’s son-in-law, 59-year-old Monte Eric Jordan has been charged with first degree murder and being held without a bond. According to investigators – jordan was married to the woman’s 26-year-old daughter. Investigators found similar zip ties and rope inside jordan’s vehicle. Over the weekend – a coast guard crew found the woman – identified as 53-year-old McAllen resident Martha Beatrice Adams during...

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Civil Rights Organization launches Border Wall Rights Campaign

Texas civil rights organization is launching a campaign for informing border landowners who could be affected by the border wall about their rights. This campaign stems from president Trump’s executive order which would require building a bigger border wall. “They have the right to be paid just compensation from the government. In addition, our litigation campaign entails representing as many of these land owners as possible and fighting against the government to make sure the government is complying with all the requirements.” – Efren Olivares However attorney Efren Olivares with the Texas civil rights organization says there are still cases...

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Hotly Contested School Board Election Early Voting Underway

Local elections in San Benito, early voting is underway for various races, among them School Board elections. A total of 8 candidates are confirmed in 2 running parties but only 4 will be chosen. “This is great, because we always like to see the same level of energy that we saw in November. It tapers off for local jurisdictions but we want to make sure people come back to the polls. We’re doing everything we can to remind people that the polls are open, Ballots are being cast, and candidates are counting on you to go out and vote.”...

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