Tag: cold case

Brownsville Jury Deliberate 22-Year-Old Murder Case

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — A jury is Brownsville is deliberating in a case that stems back to 1995. According to officials, 37-year-old, Felix Rey Abundiz is facing charges for the murders of 25-year-old, Dean Martinez and 19-year-old, Adan Montes in 1995. The case has remained cold since then. Police arrested Abundiz last year, after 21 years after the alleged crime. Brownsville police reopened the case — along with 39 other cold cases. The department is still investigating over 10 other unsolved...

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Harlingen PD Seek Public’s Help in Cold Case

Harlingen (KFXV) — Police are asking for all Fox 2 Viewers to help solve an unsolved murder more than 40 years old. It happened in Harlingen. Candyce Fletcher-Mora at the time was 23 years old when she was found stabbed to death in her apartment. Investigators have repeatedly researched and clues have led to the interrogation of family and friends who lived with her in the last days before her death. Call Harlingen Crime Stoppers at (956) 425-8477 if you know of any information that could help...

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Pharr Police seek community help to keep investigation off the cold case list

Pharr (KFXV ) The Pharr Police Department is implementing a method to prevent the death of this man being classified as unsolved. The gruesome discovery took place on a saturday morning, 15 years ago. 22 year old, Ricardo Mejia who resided in the city of Edinburg was found breathless at this same intersection. The body was in between an orchard of the area. Now police are trying to bring back the case to receive any possible information.. keeping Mejia’s file off the cold case list. Sergeant Mendoza with the Pharr Police Department explains to Fox 2 News the goal...

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Brownsville Police Arrest Prime Suspect in Cold Case

11 years after a Brownsville murder, police have arrested their prime suspect. The Brownsville police chief Orlando Rodriguez announced the capture of 37-year-old Felix Rey Abundez accused of killing Dean Martinez and Adan Montes in November of 1995. The victims were allegedly gunned down in front of a home located on 1000 block of Taylor Street after a confrontation with Abundez. Police and the U.S. Marshals arrested Abundez on Thursday and remains behind bars under a $3 Million Dollar...

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Weslaco Investigators Reopen Two Unsolved Murder Cases

In Weslaco, authorities are requesting the public’s help in closing two unsolved murder cases. Both cases being reopened by the Weslaco police department years after trails went cold. The first cold case involving of 33-year-old Yolanda Tena Moya murdered on January 22, 1993. Investigators tell FOX 2 family members attempted to reach Moya for days. Police say she was killed inside of her home on the 800 block of south Louisiana Street. The suspects attempted to destroy the evidence by burning her body. More than twenty years later, authorities are still looking for the person responsible and are asking...

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