Brandon Garcia has been identified as the 17-year-old boy struck and killed while crossing a San Antonio roadway Monday night.
Garcia, 17, was crossing Medina Base Rd when he suddenly doubled back and was hit by a passing SUV. He was reportedly dragged several feet during the incident which has been deemed an accident.
Garcia was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Continue reading
Lonnie Sewell, has been identified as the Midland, Texas, man killed while traveling on West County Road 130 around 9:17 p.m. Thursday night.
According to DPS, troopers responded to a call of a two-vehicle crash on West County Road 130. Upon arrival, officials say they found a crash involving a Polaris Razor ATV and a Chevrolet SUV.
A preliminary investigation of the crash revealed that the SUV was driving west on West County Road 130 as Sewell was leaving a private drive onto 130. DPS says that Sewell failed to yield the right of way and was hit by the SUV. Continue reading
Trent Walker has been identified by DPS officials as the teenage victim of a drowning which occurred Thursday morning in a pond in Montague County.
Walker, 18, was fishing with a friend when he became stuck in thick moss and began to struggle. His friend tried to assist him but could not reach him to free him, reported the friend.
According to officials. Walker and a friend went to the pond to fish on Thursday morning. The two went out into the water to get to a kayak when Walker got caught in moss. His friend attempted to help but was unable to free him. The friend then called 911. Continue reading
Houston police a 10-year-old boy found dead in an apartment complex laundry room dryer died from electrocution.
According to police, several kids were playing hide-n-seek and having “Nerf gun wars” throughout the complex when the tragic accident occurred. His mother identified the victim as Fernando Hernandez Jr., a third grade student at Harris Elementary School.
Police are investigating after the boy was discovered lifeless by residents inside a clothes dryer located at, 12300 Fleming Dr., Houston, TX 77013.
Authorities initially said a domestic disturbance ended with the juvenile being stabbed to death at the Falls of Birchbrook apartment complex in the 12300 block of Fleming Drive around 5:45 p.m. Continue reading
Wilbert Hawkins has been identified by Longview, TX., police as the man who died in a crash Saturday night.
According to police, Hawkins, 58, died after being hit by a car in the 3900 block of West Loop 281.
According to reports, Hawkins got out of his car after it stopped working in the inside lane of westbound West Loop 281. Several cars stopped to prevent from hitting Hawkins’ car. A 2015 Nissan Titan, driven by Julio Martinez, 38, of Longview, moved into the turning lane of westbound traffic to avoid striking the stopped car. Continue reading
Carlos Calderon has been named as the El Paso man shot and killed in an apartment complex during a drug deal gone bad in the Lower Valley. He was 25.
19-year-old Ashley Galloway and 18-year-old Jerrica Arredondo of El Paso, are both facing capital murder charges in connection to the death of Calderon.
Calderon was found with gunshot wounds on the stairs of an apartment complex at 8507 Alameda Avenue Saturday around 1:30 p.m., said police. Continue reading
The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed a deadly shooting that occurred between two young men in Beckville, TX.
On Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, at approximately 1:30 AM, Harrison County 911 dispatchers say they began receiving calls of a shooting with a possible victim. Upon arrival, deputies located several witnesses who stated Blayne Anderson, 22, had shot his friend, Keith Carr, 25, dead.
During the investigation, police found Anderson asleep or “passed out,” in a pickup truck near a wooded area. He was removed from the vehicle and arrested without incident.
The victim was found to be several feet away and appeared to have gunshot wounds to his body and appeared to be lifeless. Continue reading
A tragic accident has claimed the life of Manvel High School student, De’Monte Benn, who was struck and killed by a vehicle on Highway 6, near Iowa Colony.
The tragic accident happened right before 8 a.m. Monday not far from the school. Manvel High School’s principal, Bobby Martinez confirmed the sad news that took the life of the 18-year-old.
“De’Monte is a beloved member of the MHS community. This is an extremely difficult time for those that knew and cared for him. We share this information with the parents of our students so that you are able to provide your children with the support and assistance they need during this difficult time. Please be vigilant to determine what level of support your child may need.” Continue reading
Eric Michael Spillers, 20, Marissa Ann Esparza, 21, and Alyssa Castellano, 20, all of Rosenberg, TX., have been charged with aggravated kidnapping after cops say they beat and kidnapped a woman over a drug deal gone wrong.
Detectives arrested the trio Wednesday charging they were involved in gunfire, a beating and a kidnapping at First Colony Mall, the Sugar Land Police Department says.
According to SLPD, a motorist flagged down a Fort Bend County deputy on the Southwest Freeway near Williams Way on Feb. 26. He told police that he was with a friend in the mall parking lot when another group confronted him. The man said someone pulled a pistol and fired at least two shots at him. So he jumped in his vehicle, sped away and left his friend behind, who ran into the mall. Continue reading
North Texas woman, Sarah Nicole Henderson, confessed to investigators that she had planned to murder her two young daughters for at least two weeks. Her husband, Jacob Henderson, who was also said to be targeted in the plot, survived and reported the fatal shootings of the girls to police.
Henderson, 29, was arrested after her husband called 911 to report the shootings on their young daughters, ages 5 and 7, early Thursday morning at their home near Mabank, a town about 55 miles southeast of Dallas.
The woman was charged with one count of capital murder, but Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse said another capital murder charge is pending and other charges are possible. Her bond was set Friday at $2 million, and she was being held at the Henderson County Jail on suicide watch, Hillhouse said. Continue reading