Suspects Charged for Deadly Hit-and-Run in Mission
MISSION – The suspects involved in a deadly hit-and-run over the weekend went before a judge Monday morning.
Officials say 22-year-old Mauro Esparza and 23-year-old Ruby Esparza have both been charged for the accident.
The 22-year-old man is charged with accident involving death, a second degree felony, facing up 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
The 23-year-old woman is charged with fail to report felony with serious bodily or death, a Class A misdemeanor, facing up to one year in jail and a $4,000 fine.
Police identified the victim as 22-year-old Jesus Zamudio Diaz.
CHANNEL 5 NEWS reported early Monday, the suspects turned themselves into custody.
Mauro received a $250,000 bond and the judge set Ruby’s bond to $5,000.
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