Tag: murder

Man accused of breaking into a home and killing the homeowner in Laredo found “Not Guilty”

“Not guilty” was the verdict delivered by the jury, bringing to close an emotional week for the man accused of the murder. Alexis Guzman is a free man tonight and has been acquited in the murder of Antonio Gonzalez back in January of 2016. Fox News has been following the trial, which began on Monday. The victim’s wife had identified Guzman as the killer during a police lineup, but there was controversy surrounding if she had seen the murderer. Something Guzman’s attorney says was the main piece of evidence that fell apart. Fox reached out to the district attorney’s office, however, they...

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DPS increase reward in cold case murder in Rio Grande City

The Texas Department of Public Safety asking the public’s help in solving the murder of Laura Guadalupe Guerra in Rio Grande City back in 1990. Guerra’s body was found in a wooded area across the Rio Motel on May 23rd, 1990. The 22-year-old woman had been shot and killed but detectives believe she was murdered elsewhere possibly the hotel and her body dumped in the wooded area. DPS say she went missing 3 days before her body was found. Several leads were investigated but the case was never solved. An increased reward of $6,000 is offered to anyone who...

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Laredo man accused of beating and killing a homeless man sentenced

A Laredo man accused of fatally assaulting a homeless man on October 2016 was found guilty Wednesday. 21-year-old Mario Alberto Martinez allegedly struck a man with a wooden object. The victim was found unresponsive and airlifted to San Antonio, where he died of complications of head trauma. Martinez was charged with murder, a first degree felony and sentenced to 25 years in...

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18-year-old Salvador Martinez charged in the murder of a 17-year-old RGC teen

A fourth suspect in the murder of a 17 year old in Rio Grande City is formally charged. Tuesday afternoon, 18 year old Salvador Martinez was charged with tampering with evidence and tampering with a body. He pleaded not guilty to the charges against him. 17 year old Chase Olivarez disappeared at the end of July. His body was found at the beginning of August on a ranch in Roma. Investigators say that a disagreement between the suspects and the victim could have been the motive. Martinez received a bond of $ 750,000 dollars. The trial date is set...

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Grandmother accused of killing son-in-law charged

The woman accused of running over her son in law after a family conflict is formally charged in Mission. Elizabeth Guerrero went before a judge Saturday after turning her self in. Guerrero is accused of striking and killing 20-year-old Gilberto Gaytan after a heated argument over her grand daughter. She fled the scene with her daughter and grand daughter. She was charged with homicide and was set a million dollar bond. The child was recovered and is now in custody of child protective...

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