Tag: murder charges

Attorneys Address Social Media’s Affect In Mistrial

Edinburg (KFXV) — A date has been set for Jorge Alberto Guajardo to be back at court for the second time after a mistrial was declared by a judge. After two years, and a mistrial, Jorge Alberto Guajardo, accused of capital murder, has a date set to be back in court.. It will be the morning of August the 10th when Guajardo will be back in Court 398. Guajardo faces capital murder charges for taking part in an alleged gang related shooting where one teen died of a gunshot wound. The mistrial in this case was declared after a...

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Four Men Enter ‘Not Guilty’ Plea for Alleged Double Murder

Progresso (KFXV) — Four Progreso men entered not guilty pleas. The group faces double murder charges. According to court documents, the suspects stand accused of the murders of 23-year-old, Juan Gerardo Casares, and 49-year-old, Jose De Jesus Cano, after shots were fired during an argument. The incident occurred on the 600 block of Martinez Street in Progreso. They are expected back in court next...

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One in Custody for Murder of Home Health Care Worker

Police in Brownsville arrested one man for the May 14th murder of 69-year-old Gilda Cantellano, a home care worker. Investigators reported 43-year-old Armando Gerardo Tovar is behind bars for his alleged involvement in Cantellano’s murder. Officers executed a search warrant on murder charges after Cantellano’s daughter found her body inside her home on the 400 block of Jose Martin Boulevard. Cantellano’s Employer said she never made it into work. Tovar is currently behind bars at the Cameron County Detention Center without...

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Second Suspect in Rural Edinburg Murder Arrested

Edinburg (KFXV) — A second suspect is now in custody for the murder of Anastacio Rocha. A judge named 28-year-old, Hector Jonathan Perez as an additional suspect in the murder of Rocha found dead in his car in rural Edinburg last week by way of a GPS tracking device. Rocha was found with a gunshot wound to his head. The other man implicated in the murder is 37-year-old, Juan David Garcia who faces charges capital murder charges as well as an $800,000...

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One of Texas 10 most wanted fugitives is now behind bars

Texas DPS says Mexican officials handed Eusebio Deleon to U.S. Marshals after they detained him in Monterrey Mexico. Eusebio Deleon is wanted on murder charges out of Brooks County as of December of 2013. Deleon ’s estranged wife died from blunt-force injuries in 2012. Police believe Deleon used a dumbbell to strike her and then strangled her with an ironing cord. When they found her body in her home, Michigan police arrested him and sent him back to Texas. He then fled after bonding out and cutting off his ankle monitor. A tip led investigators to his...

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