EAGLE PASS, Texas — A migrant launched by the Biden administration to pursue an asylum declare was arrested by Texas Rangers as a suspect within the homicide of a Houston man in Eagle Pass, Texas, on Monday. According to a supply inside CBP, the homicide suspect, Roberto Emilio Vasquez-Santamaria, a 64-year-old Peruvian nationwide, was launched by Border Patrol to a non-government shelter within the metropolis on May 9, 2023.
Maverick County Sheriff Tom Schmerber informed Breitbart Texas throughout an interview on Tuesday night time the alleged homicide occurred on Cotorra Street and Progresso Avenue within the Loma Bonita neighborhood on Monday at round 9:30 a.m. The investigation started after a person was found bludgeoned to dying within the yard of a house within the neighborhood. According to Sheriff Schmerber, the unnamed sufferer is a 40-year-old Houston man.
Sheriff Schmerber declined to provide further particulars, citing the sensitivity of the continued investigation being carried out in coordination with the Texas Rangers.
Additional regulation enforcement sources informed Breitbart Texas the home the place the sufferer was found had been used previously in reference to migrant smuggling. A motive for the homicide has not been established, in line with these sources.
The supply inside CBP, not approved to talk to the media, informed Breitbart Texas the suspect, Roberto Emilio Vasquez-Santamaria, was arrested by the Border Patrol in Eagle Pass after crossing the Rio Grande. Vasquez-Santamaria was processed at a close-by facility, launched to a non-government shelter, and selected to stay within the Eagle Pass space after being launched.
Vasquez-Santamaria is at present being held within the Maverick County Jail on homicide expenses.
Eagle Pass is at present experiencing an unprecedented surge in migrant crossings in current days. On the day of Vasquez-Santamaria’s arrest, greater than 1,500 largely Venezuelan migrants had been arrested by the Border Patrol after surging throughout the border close to the center of town.
According to Maverick County Sherrif Schmerber, the case stays beneath investigation.
Randy Clark is a 32-year veteran of the United States Border Patrol. Prior to his retirement, he served because the Division Chief for Law Enforcement Operations, directing operations for 9 Border Patrol Stations throughout the Del Rio, Texas, Sector. Follow him on Twitter @RandyClarkBBTX.