Arrest Made in Case of Body Found Near Delta Lake
RAYMONDVILLE – A man was charged in connection to a missing persons case from Raymondville.
Raymondville Police Chief Uvaldo Zamora confirmed to CHANNEL 5 NEWS the body found in a canal near Delta Lake belonged to 49-year-old Nora Conde Villalobos. She had been missing since April 18.
The body of Villalobos was found Tuesday morning in a canal off of FM 1015 and Nittler Road.
Juan Manuel Tobias went before a judge on Wednesday and charged with murder. Zamora said Tobias was Villalobos' former boyfriend.
Willacy County District Attorney Annette Hinojosa said the 35-year-old has a violent history.
Tobias’ bond was set at $1 million.
The Raymondville Police Department scheduled a press conference for the case on Thursday. Zamora said he and the veteran’s family members will release more information.
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