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LAREDO, Texas | Border Patrol agent charged with capital murder in Texas

LAREDO, Texas  — A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been charged with capital murder after telling investigators he killed four female sex workers because he considered them worthless and that he thought he was doing something good for his Texas border city, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz said he will … Continue reading LAREDO, Texas | Border Patrol agent charged with capital murder in Texas

LAREDO, Texas | US border agent in Texas confesses to 4 killings, police say

LAREDO, Texas — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor who confessed to killing four women and assaulting a fifth who managed to escape remained in jail Monday, police said in court records. Juan David Ortiz is being held in Laredo on $2.5 million bond on four counts of murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and … Continue reading LAREDO, Texas | US border agent in Texas confesses to 4 killings, police say

HOUSTON | $2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas

HOUSTON— A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was jailed Sunday on $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused in the killing of at least four women and of injuring a fifth who managed to escape. Juan David Ortiz, 35, was being held in Laredo on four counts of murder along with charges of aggravated assault with a … Continue reading HOUSTON | $2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas

LAREDO, Texas | The Latest: Prosecutor: Ortiz charged with murder of 4 women

LAREDO, Texas — The Latest on the arrest of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent suspected of killing several women (all times local): 10 p.m. A Texas prosecutor says a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor has been charged with four counts of murder following a two-week killing spree of female sex workers. Webb County District … Continue reading LAREDO, Texas | The Latest: Prosecutor: Ortiz charged with murder of 4 women