Patrol agent Juan David Ortiz was charged with four counts of
first-degree murder, one count of aggravated assault and one count of
unlawful restraint on Sept. 15, 2018, in Laredo.
LAREDO — A 10-year Border Patrol agent
accused of killing four people and trying to kill a fifth in less than
two weeks was arrested early Saturday after he ran from Texas troopers
who confronted him at a gas station in the central part of this border
Juan David Ortiz, 35, was behind bars in Webb
County Jail, charged with four counts of first-degree murder, one count
of aggravated assault and one count of unlawful restraint.
He was found hiding in the parking garage of a
hotel just off Interstate 35 about 2 a.m., officers said. He was
arrested without incident.
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