Tag: Edinburg

911 Call Leads to human trafficking bust

Edinburg (KFXV) – Here is the recording of the 911 call which lead authorities to find a trailer with 17 undocumented immigrants. The driver, Ruben Echavarria says he is not responsible for the trafficking of 17 immigrants that were rescued this past Sunday from the truck he was driving. This was the call made from a friend of one of the 17 immigrants that were rescued Sunday after being in a trailer truck for more than 8 hours. Ruben Echeverria was the driver of the Coraggio transport truck that was on its way to Miami, Florida. According to Echavarria...

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Identity revealed of a person found dead in Edinburg

New details in a story we brought you yesterday..the identity of a person found dead in edinburg has been revealed. Yesterday we brought you exclusive images of the scene on Davis Street. Where police removed what was believed to be a male cadaver. Authorities confirm today the body removed was female. The woman from McAllen is identified as 46 year old, Norma Varela who investigators allege could have died from an overdose. An autopsy and toxicology report are pending. We’ll keep you updated as reports are shared with...

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Sheriff’s office investigating man found dead inside vehicle

  Hidalgo County (KFXV) – The sheriff’s office is investigating the death of a man found inside a vehicle this morning. Fox Cameras caught these exclusive images of police recovering the body around noon near Davis Street in northern Edinburg. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department has released few details, but have confirmed they are not investigating the man’s death as a homicide. The identity of the man has not been released. According to neighbors, the vehicle had been parked there a few days. We will bring you more details as they are made...

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Double Homicide in Edinburg

Edinburg (KFXV)- The Sheriff’s office is investigating a double homicide. According to the Hidalgo county sheriff’s office, the incident occurred near Sunflower Road and FM 2812 in a rural part of Edinburg. Police say a man called into the police dispatch saying he shot his wife. Sheriff Eddie Guerra addressed the media and had this to say about the active investigation. “He surrendered without any other incident. They quickly took him into custody; continued responding to the house… when they encountered two females that had gunshot wounds to the to the head.” We’ll bring you more information as it...

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Two Arrested for Aggravated Robbery

Edinburg (KFXV) – Investigators say 25-year-old, Adrian Davila, 20-year-old, Jose Alfredo Carlos, and a third suspect were approached by a man in the parking lot of a bar near Alamo Road and Texas Road in rural Edinburg. The victim confronted the trio because he caught them burglarizing his vehicle, when one of them held him at gunpoint. Davila and Carlos admitted being involved and were charged for aggravated robbery. Police say more arrests are possible. The public can call crime stoppers with...

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