Border Patrol Agent Facing Death Penalty in Murder Case

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LAREDO – A South Texas Border Patrol agent is facing the death penalty after being indicted on two capital murder counts.

Investigators and prosecutors believe Border Patrol agent Ronald Anthony Burgos-Aviles killed Grizelda Hernandez and her one-year-old while on duty.

Webb County district attorney Isidro Alaniz says he is pursuing the death penalty for the agent because he used his jobs as a way to commit the murders.

KRGV’s Valerie Gonzalez spoke with Alaniz to find out more.

Watch the video above for the full story.


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