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Preliminary Autopsy Reports on Edinburg Triple Homicide

1 year 10 months 3 days ago Tuesday, December 17 2019 Dec 17, 2019 December 17, 2019 10:30 AM December 17, 2019 in News - Local

EDINBURG – CHANNEL FIVE NEWS has obtained new information on the three homicides reported last week in Edinburg. 

The bodies of Rebecca Lee Cantu, 19, her mother, Magdalena Andrade-Cantu, 48 and a home health care provider, Aaron Cortez, 30, were discovered in an Edinburg apartment Tuesday, Dec. 10, according to records obtained by CHANNEL 5 NEWS. 

The following next two days, autopsies were performed by Dr. Norma Jean Farley.

According to the preliminary autopsy reports, Cortez's death resulted from gunshot wounds. Andrade-Cantu died from stab wounds and her daughter died from a combination of gunshot and stab wounds. 

Edinburg Police Department has not released the name of the suspect who committed suicide. The incident is classified as a capital murder. The department has scheduled a press conference on Wednesday to provide further information on the case.

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