Tag: murder charge

Second arrest made in murder

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com A second suspect in the alleged murder of a San Benito man has been apprehended by authorities and currently awaits trial, according to Cameron County court records. Lee Roy Hernandez, 20, of Harlingen was arrested Friday, July 4, by deputies with the Cameron County Sheriff’s Department for the murder …

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Local man’s death prompts HPD to file murder charges

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A San Benito man has died as a result of injuries he sustained after being beaten by another man with brass knuckles. According to a report filed by the Harlingen Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Sam Houston Street in Harlingen at approximately 9:30 …

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Sanchez gets 20 years for bus driver’s death; victim’s sister reacts to sentence

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com With the bang of a gavel, the family of a San Benito Consolidated Independent School District bus driver killed last February received the closure they have long sought. Oralia Espinoza, 34, reacted Tuesday to the sentencing of Felipe Sanchez Jr., who pled guilty to intoxication manslaughter in the death …

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Sentencing set for intoxication manslaughter

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Felipe Sanchez Jr., the driver of a vehicle involved in a February collision that left a San Benito CISD bus driver dead, will be sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty to charges stemming from the incident. According to Melissa Zamora, Public Information Officer for the Cameron County District …

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Guilty plea made in connection with bus driver’s death

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Felipe Sanchez Jr., the driver of a vehicle involved in a February collision that left a San Benito CISD school bus driver dead, pled guilty Thursday to a charge in connection with the incident, the 107th State District Court confirmed Friday. Court officials could not, however, immediately verify the …

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Sanchez faces murder charge in bus driver’s death

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Charges against the driver of a vehicle which killed a San Benito CISD school bus driver have been upgraded to include murder. Felipe Sanchez Jr., 21, was initially charged with intoxication manslaughter for driving the vehicle that claimed the life of Juan Luis Espinoza in the early morning …

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