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Man Accused in Veteran’s Death to Appear in Court

2 years 10 months 1 week ago Friday, September 29 2017 Sep 29, 2017 September 29, 2017 11:36 AM September 29, 2017 in News

WESLACO – A man in the country illegally accused in the beating death of a Rio Grande Valley veteran will appear in court.

Andres Roberto Ortiz is charged with capital murder. Investigators said he beat 56-year-old Jose Luis Oviedo with a bat before stealing his car.

It happened back in January of this year.

Oviedo was in the U.S. Navy for 15 years and served in Operation Desert Storm.

Ortiz is due in court for a pre-trial hearing. 

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