Two Confess To Double Homicide In Edinburg
Two people are facing capital murder charges after allegedly admitting to a double homicide.
Thirty-nine-year-old Gabriel Escalante and 40-year-old Irene Navejar are being accused of the murder of two people in Edinburg. On Saturday afternoon, police responded to the 82-hundred block of highway 281, after two decomposed bodies were found behind a mobile home.
Escalante and Navejar are facing capital murder charges and tampering with evidence, as well as a bond of one million, 250 thousand dollars each.
Authorities also tell us that one of the suspects gave a verbal confession of the crime, while the other gave a written statement.
Police have still not released the identities of the victims in this case, We’ll keep you updated.