Third Suspect Charged with Capital Murder in Hidalgo Co. Case

3 years 5 months 4 weeks ago Thursday, August 01 2019 Aug 1, 2019 August 01, 2019 11:50 AM August 01, 2019 in News - Local

Alfredo Huerta has been charged with capital murder.

Huerta is the third person to be arrested in the connection with the murder of Fernando Garza.


EDINBURG – Hidalgo County sheriff’s investigators say a third arrest has been made in connection with a recent murder.

CHANNEL 5 NEWS reported earlier this week, authorities charged Edna Rivera and Julio Deleon with the murder of Fernando Garza, Jr.

Garza’s body was found Saturday morning in an orchard near Mission.

Authorities say the motive was possibly drug related.

The third suspect is expected to be arraigned Thursday afternoon.

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