Tag: death

  • Potential jurors in death penalty case against Edinburg man whittled down to 150

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Edinburg resident Victor Godinez appears in court on March 8, 2023, for a hearing in his death penalty case for the alleged murder of Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Moises Sanchez in 2019. (Xavier Alvarez | The Monitor) Moises Sanchez EDINBURG — The case revolving around the 28-year-old…

  • Rio Bravo man sentenced to 37 years for beating death

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Saul Galindo Rodriguez, 24, of Rio Bravo, Mexico is escorted into his arraignment proceeding at the Hidalgo County Adult Detention Center on Wednesday June 3, 2020, in Edinburg. (Delcia Lopez | [email protected]) A 28-year-old Rio Bravo man was sentenced to prison Monday after pleading guilty to the lesser charge…

  • Palmview man arraigned in neighbor’s fiance’s ejection death

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Jeffrey Charles Stephens A Palmview man faced a judge on Thursday in the 2022 death of his neighbor’s fiance, who was ejected from the man’s vehicle while giving them a ride home, court records show. Jeffrey Charles Stephens, 45, was booked Aug. 2, 2022 for intoxication manslaughter with a…

  • Edinburg man gets 19 years for 18-year-old woman’s shooting death

    Only have a minute? Listen instead Jonathan Mugia Salinas, 21, looks around the courtroom before being sentenced in the death of 18-year-old Alysha Renee Garza in the 275th state District Court at the Hidalgo County Courthouse on Monday, Oct. 2, 2023, in Edinburg. (Joel Martinez | [email protected]) EDINBURG — A 21-year-old Edinburg man was sentenced…

  • Cause of death ‘unknown’ for man who died in Alton police custody

    Only have a minute? Listen instead This photo shows Jesus “Jesse” Garcia prior to being arrested by Alton police on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023. He died in police custody on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023. (Courtesy of Carlos A. Garcia) The man who died in Alton police custody threw a walking cane at an officer before…