NEW DETAILS: 16-year-old admits to stabbing victims in Donna
NEW DETAILS: The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office has released more details following a deadly stabbing that occurred in Donna early Sunday morning.
Authorities said during a press conference on Monday morning, the 16-year-old suspect confessed to stabbing two people, one of those being 69-year-old Arturo Hermes Hernandez.
Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra said the 16-year-old broke into a restaurant through a window and used a large knife that he grabbed from inside.
Guerra added that the surviving victim recognized the 16-year-old juvenile, who resides in the surrounding area.
Guerra said that they are not seeking additional suspects as the 16-year-old worked alone.
Authorities also said he was a frequent visitor of the restaurant where the incident took place.
Guerra said that the 16-year-old will be arraigned sometime Monday afternoon on charges of capital murder and attempted capital murder.
CBS 4 has learned that a 16-year-old juvenile has been arrested by authorities and will be charged with capital murder in the stabbing death of 69-year-old Arturo Hermes Hernandez.
Authorities said more details would be released on Monday.
The investigation into the case is ongoing.
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include the name of the city where the incident occurred.
CBS 4 has learned new details in the fatal stabbing that has left a 69-year-old male dead and another victim in his 20’s in critical condition.
According to the Sheriff’s office, the incident occurred at a restaurant located at the intersection of Alberta and Val Verde Rd at around 3 a.m Sunday morning.
Sheriff Guerra says the 69-year-old victim was preparing meat to sell for the day when he was murdered. The Sheriff says that individuals, possibly four, were trying to burglarize the establishment.
Authorities are looking for one person of interest, a male.
We will keep you up to date with the latest details as the story develops.
The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating following a deadly stabbing in Donna.
Details are limited but authorities said the incident occurred at the northeast corner of Val Verde Road and Alberta Road.
Deputies said one person was killed and another person is in critical condition.
Authorities are currently searching for multiple suspects.
We are working to get more information.
We will keep you up-to-date.