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By: Yami Virgin
Its been 5 years since Hector Solis was found dead on Fulton and Neer. Now his murder is in the hands of the Cold Case Unit at S.A.P.D. With the help of the public they hope to find whoever shot and killed Solis on June 22, 2007.
Solis's family says the last time they saw him alive was at the Park and Ride on Randolph and I-35. They believe clues to the murderer's identity may be in a cell phone that was found next to the body. With that and any information someone may have they hope their nightmare will soon end.
If you have any information on this case you are asked to call SAPD's Cold Case Unit at 210-207-7636
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Jury convicts former South Texas DA of corruption
May 25, 2013 03:24 GMT
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- A federal jury in South Texas has convicted a former district attorney on corruption charges.
Former Cameron County District Attorney Armando Villalobos (vee-yah-LOH'-bohs) was convicted Friday of racketeering, bribery, extortion and other charges. He was acquitted of two counts of extortion.
Villalobos was accused of paying $10,700 to state District Judge Abel Limas to participate in a scheme that unintentionally allowed a convicted murderer to escape. Villalobos was also accused of using his discretion in exchange for cash.
Limas pleaded guilty to racketeering and was one of the main witnesses for the government.
Villalobos is the highest-profile target to stand trial in an FBI investigation into legal corruption in Cameron County. He ran for Congress last year, losing in the Democratic primary.
Villalobos denied any wrongdoing.
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