Update: 3rd Arrest Made in 9th Homicide Case #LAREDO

Laredo Police Department has made a third arrest in relation to the city’s 9th homicide case which occurred on 11-2-18 at approximately 2:00 A.M. at the 800 block of Saunders St.

The Laredo Police Department identified Hector Rivera, Jr. as a suspect in the murder and served him with two warrants on 11-9-18 charging Hector with Murder F/1 and Aggravated Assault F/2. Rivera turned himself in to Laredo Police Department Friday evening. He was booked and processed and remanded to the Webb County Jail where he was held in lieu of an $115,000.00 combined bond set by Judge Lopez. (Aggravated Assault Warrant #11082018- 1B-D1/ Murder Warrant #11082018-1-01)

The Crimes Against Persons (CAPERs) division of the Laredo Police Department was able to identify Hector a suspect through the course of the investigation from various witnesses.

There is no update on Lesther Julian Castro Jr. which as of last week remained at a San Antonio Hospital.

This press release is a summary of the facts known at this time. Additional details will be released once they become available or at the conclusion of the investigation.

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