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Man charged with murder in connection with deadly Alamo stabbing

5 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago Saturday, March 27 2021 Mar 27, 2021 March 27, 2021 6:58 PM March 27, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital Team

A man was charged with murder on Saturday in connection with a deadly stabbing in Alamo.

Larry Charles Culbert, 28, was charged with murder, a first-degree felony, in connection with the stabbing death of 47-year-old Andrea Socorro Reyna, according to a press release from the Alamo Police Department. 

On March 25 at about 6:30 p.m., Alamo police responded to the Bealls parking lot in Alamo located at 1449 Duranta Avenue regarding a stabbing. 

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Police found Reyna laying motionless on the ground and Culbert in close proximity. He was taken into custody, police said. 

Investigation revealed Culbert and Reyna, along with Reyna's 11-year-old son, had been shopping at Walmart, then relocated to Bealls when a verbal dispute regarding jealousy occurred, police said. 

According to the press release,

"The suspect then knocked the victim to the ground and with a knife cut the victims throat and the suspect then turned the knife on himself, causing a self-inflicted stab wound to his neck area."

Culbert was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Child Protective Services was called to reunite the child with a family member, according to the news release. 

On Saturday, a judge set no bond due to Culbert being considered a flight risk, according to court documents.

Culbert was transported to the Hidalgo County jail. 

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