San Benito man accused of killing wife in Austin

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Elizabeth Garcia-Tamez

Elizabeth Garcia-Tamez

An Austin Police Department homicide investigation involving the death of a 47-year-old woman has led to the arrest of the victim’s husband, both of whom are from San Benito.

Senior Officer Jermaine L. Kilgore of the APD Public Information Office reported via press release on Tuesday the arrest of 43-year-old Juan Jesus Tamez in connection with the crime. Tamez has been charged with first degree murder and remains incarcerated on $1 million bond.

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