Man Arraigned in Septic Tank Murder Case

4 years 10 months 2 days ago Wednesday, November 29 2017 Nov 29, 2017 November 29, 2017 12:28 PM November 29, 2017 in News

WESLACO – A man accused of killing a woman and putting her remains in a septic tank was arraigned at a Hidalgo County district court.  

Aristeo Cervantes Jr. was charged with first-degree felony capital murder on Wednesday.

CHANNEL 5 NEWS reported Cervantes was already serving a 12-year prison sentence for the stabbing of his wife in 2015.

Cervantes has a pre-trial hearing date set for Dec. 14.

His bond was set at $500,000. 

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