BROWNSVILLE - Several officers in a Cameron County courtroom had to restrain the defendant in a capital murder trial.
Edgar Garces Diaz made an outburst, after a jury handed down a guilty verdict. He was removed from the courtroom.
Diaz was on trial for the fatal shooting of... more »
BROWNSVILLE - A jury continues deliberating the fate of a man accused of gunning down a woman in Harlingen.
Edgar Garces Diaz is on trial for the murder of Mayra Oyervides, 21. Garces admitted in a videotaped confession that he was chasing a teenaged boy who ran into Oyervides'... more »
BROWNSVILLE - A videotaped confession shed light into a capital murder case Thursday.
The confession was played in court during the trial of Edgar Garces Diaz. He is accused of killing Mayra Oyervides, 21, of Harlingen, on April 1, 2013.
Authorities said Garces confessed he was chasing another... more »
HARLINGEN - Prosecutors plan to play a murder suspect's videotaped confession in court today. Edgar Garces Diaz is on trial for the murder of 21-year-old Mayra Oyervides.
The crime happened April 1, 2013. Oyervides was standing on the landing of her apartment on the corner of Wright Street and... more »
BROWNSVILLE - A man linked to a Harlingen murder pleaded not guilty to upgraded charges.
Edgar Garces Diaz was arrested in August, 2013, in the murder of Mayra Oyervides. He was arrested at an international bridge in Brownsville.
Prosecutors said Garces killed the 21-year-old Oyervides in April, 2013.... more »
CAMERON COUNTY - Harlingen Crime Stoppers have received only three calls from residents in a murder case investigation, officials said.
Investigators want people to speak out.
Mayra Oyervides, 21, was killed in her apartment at Wright and G streets Monday night. Police said two suspects chased a man... more »
HARLINGEN - An autopsy report revealed a woman killed in Harlingen was shot several times. The report also dispels rumors that the victim was pregnant.
A woman charged in the murder is refusing to cooperate with police, authorities said.
Police said Dorothy Lee Sanchez, 27, drove the getaway... more »
HARLINGEN - A woman charged in the murder of a Harlingen resident is refusing to cooperate with police, authorities said.
Police said Dorothy Lee Sanchez, 27, drove the getaway vehicle after two men opened fire on Mayra Oyervides, 21, Monday night.
The two other suspects are on the... more »
HARLINGEN - Harlingen police have only received three tips in a deadly shooting. Investigators said 21-year-old Mayra Bianey Oyervides was killed in the crossfire Monday. It happened at an apartment complex on the corner of Wright and G streets.
One suspect is in custody. Dorothy Lee Sanchez allegedly drove... more »
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