Valley Man Charged with Capital Murder following his Baby’s Death
WESLACO – A Rio Grande Valley man has been charged with capital murder after an investigation determined he was responsible for his child’s injuries.
Weslaco police responded to a local hospital on Feb. 20 regarding an unresponsive three-month-old child.
The child was taken to Knapp Medical Center and then airlifted to a hospital in San Antonio because of the extent of the injuries – the baby died two days after the incident.
Diego Rangel Martinez, 24, was charged with capital murder and was issued a $500,000 bond on Saturday.
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