Tag: capital murder

Murder Case Back In Court After Mistrial

Its been two years since the mistrial for Jorge Alberto Guajardo accused of capital murder. Today Guajardo returned to the court after he participated in a shooting in Donna leaving a teenager dead. Apparently, the dispute was due to a rivalry between gangs. The trial was not considered valid after a witness posted information about the case on his social media...

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Body of Jose Angel Martinez found dismembered in Mission

Authorities used fingerprints and tattoos to identify the remains of 32-year-old, Jose Angel Martinez, whose body was recovered Wednesday in Mission. Deputies remained at the private property on Mile Six and Mayberry Road throughout the morning, pulling out pieces of a body found in the orchard. Police say Martinez along with Ricardo Moreno was reported missing last Wednesday in Edinburg. While Moreno was found injured days after his kidnapping, Martinez’s body was found dismembered and buried, at a ranch area outside Mission city limits. Deputies believe Martinez may have been murdered since the day he was reported missing. Gabino...

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Patterson Sentenced to Life In Prison

Tonight, the sentence has been handed down. Melissa Patterson is heading to jail for over seven decades for the murder of Martin Knell Senior. Life without parole — that is the automatic sentence for capital murder.  Patterson was found guilty on all charges.  A judge also giving her 75 years and a ten thousand dollar fine for count #2, 4 years and a ten thousand dollar fine for count #3, and 15 years and a ten thousand dollar fine for #4. All charges will run concurrently. Earlier today, Patterson’s mother, Bertha Sean Palacios and other family members took the...

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Fifth arrest in the McAllen murder of a San Antonio man

  McAllen police have made a fifth arrest in connection to the murder of a San Antonio man whose body was found behind a home near the intersection of Main Street and Vine St. Officers arrested 49-year-old, Avero Olivarez Alaniz who is now behind bars for the death of 41-year-old, Nicholas Anthony Bazan. Police responded to a call in the early morning to reports of a deceased man. Upon arrival, officers found Bazan’s body on the ground, with a gunshot wound. Alaniz, along with fourth other alleged co-conspirators, all face a charge of capital murder, and a million dollar...

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New details revealed in Facebook Live Murder Confession

New details are revealed in regards to the man who confessed on Facebook Live to killing his wife moments after doing so. It’s a domestic violence case that ended the life of Olga Espinoza and her mom, Irene Espinoza who were shot in the head by the victim’s husband Alvaro Medrano Garcia in front of their children. Neighbors tell us it was the children who first seeked help. It all started last at 6:48 pm when authorities responded to a call from a man in Edinburg confessing he killed his wife. At the same time, he was streaming what...

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