Tag: murder

Man Arrested for Allegedly Murdering Mother-In-Law

Cameron County (KFXV) — We have an update now – authorities in Cameron County discovered the body of a woman, bound with zip ties and rope, weighted down in the Laguna Madre. Fox news has learned the woman’s son-in-law, 59-year-old Monte Eric Jordan has been charged with first degree murder and being held without a bond. According to investigators – jordan was married to the woman’s 26-year-old daughter. Investigators found similar zip ties and rope inside jordan’s vehicle. Over the weekend – a coast guard crew found the woman – identified as 53-year-old McAllen resident Martha Beatrice Adams during...

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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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Woman Enters ‘Guilty’ Plea for Lesser Charge

RGV(KFXV) — A woman who initially placed blame on her aunt, sister and grandmother in the death of her baby girl accepts a 25-year prison sentence. 22 year old, Fabiola Lopez, accepted an offer from the state to avoid a trial. Lopez agreed to plead guilty to one count of injury to a child in exchange for a 25-year prison sentence in connection to the November 2015 incident where she allegedly struck her daughter with an unknown object, causing blunt force trauma and subsequently her death. As part of her plea deal, capital murder and murder – were...

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40 Years for San Benito Man Involved in Teen’s Death

SAN BENITO (KFXV) — A San Benito man received a 40 year sentence for the 2016 shooting death of a Mission teen. According to court records, Jonathan Alejandro Martinez accepted a plea deal, before jury selection took place. 22-year-old Martinez stood accused of the shooting death of Miguel Angel Alcala — a 17-year-old teenager. A second suspect — who is a minor — is also charged, and believed to have been the person pulling the trigger that took Alcala’s life. The shooting took place near the 5200 block of Coyote Circle in a rural part of Mission, after Martinez,...

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Brownsville Police Still Searching for Murder Suspect

Brownsville (KFXV) — Authorities in Brownsville continue their investigation into the murder of a man we reported on yesterday. Police responded to the discovery of the body of 50-year-old, Jose Guadalupe Martinez inside his place of business who had gunshot wounds to his head. The business is located at the 2400 block of Military Highway. If you have any information related to this case, call Brownsville Crime Stoppers at (956) 546-TIPS (8477). All information remains...

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