Tag: Marco Antonio Gonzalez

Officials Asks For Explanation on Murder Sentence

Cameron County (KFXV) — Law enforcement asking for an explanation from the court that sentenced Marco Antonio Gonzalez to five years of prison for capital murder. After a six day trial, Gonzalez was found guilty on nine different counts including the capital murder of Ivan Reyes. The Chief of Police asking the D.A. in a meeting today what went wrong. The jury and judge allegedly admitting to making an error and causing a miscommunication between themselves during the sentencing hearing. The jury thought the judge would sentence Gonzalez 5 years for each count but only sentenced him to five...

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Capital Murder Guilty Verdict For Gonzalez

Brownsville (KFXV) — After five days on trial and four hours of deliberation, a verdict has been reached in the case against Marco Antonio Gonzalez Gonzalez was found guilty of capital murder by a 12 member jury. Authorities said Gonzalez killed Ivan Reyes at the home of his ex-lover Monica Robles, who he allegedly held at gunpoint in a police standoff that spanned seven hours, according to authorities. A state district judge has scheduled a hearing for tomorrow where Gonzalez will be...

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Brownsville Standoff Suspect in Court

A man who barricaded himself inside a Brownsville home in June was in court and could possibly avoid the death penalty if found guilty for the murder of his romantic rival. Thirty-one-year-old Marco Antonio Gonzalez is accused of killing Ivan Reyes during a long standoff with police. Gonzalez is charged with murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault on a public servant and aggravated kidnapping. The incident happened at a Brownsville home on the 200 block of Orchid Path. Gonzalez and Reyes were Cameron County jailers at the time of the shooting. Police say Gonzalez held his...

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Barricaded Himself Inside Brownsville Home, Now Facing Murder Charges

BROWNSVILLE – A man who barricaded himself inside a Brownsville home earlier this month is facing multiple charges including murder. Brownsville police say 31 year old Marco Antonio Gonzalez was arraigned at the hospital and charged with murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault on a public servant and aggravated kidnapping stemming from a barricade situation. Gonzalez suffered a self inflicted gunshot wound on June 4th after he barricaded himself at a home on the 200 block of Orchid Path. Investigators say Gonzalez took his former common law wife Monica Robles hostage after shooting her current boyfriend,...

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