Three children were killed and beheaded. Their mother is serving three life sentences. Her common-law husband is trying to appeal his death sentence.
The Hidalgo County sheriff said someone confessed to the crime and told investigators where to find the gun.
Portland, Oregon authorities traveled to Brownsville. This was after a man admitted to his involvement in two murders in Oregon in the 1970s. The man, Jeffrey Paul Cutlip, is now in the Cameron County jail awaiting extradition.
Five accused drug dealers are in custody today. Deputies say the group sold cocaine to Raul Garza. Garza was charged with killing his wife, while on a cocaine binge. He’s also charged with killing a young girl who was in the home at the time.
This is one of the most popular stories on KRGV.com. A mother of three was found shot to death along a road in Mission. If you have any information in the case, you’re asked to call 956-581-8477.
A 41-year-old pastor pleaded guilty to murdering his wife. The victim, a Rio Hondo teacher, was found shot to death on the side of a road about a year ago.
Javier de la Rosa pleaded guilty to murder. As part of a plea agreement, the capital murder charge was removed. His sentencing was set for April 23. His sentence can range from five to 99 years. De La Rosa was on trial for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Tiffany Galvan.
Detectives identified 31-year-old Gustavo Adolfo Guerrero as the suspect in the murder of Ever Garcia Salinas. Guerrero has an outstanding warrant for murder and is currently a fugitive. His vehicle was recovered on the 300 block of Champion Street. Anyone with information is asked to call the Brownsville Crime Stoppers at 546-TIPS (8477).