SAN ANTONIO(*13*) – A 64-year-old man is in custody and charged with murder after San Antonio police stated he fatally stabbed another man 13 times at a West Side gas station final month.
The incident occurred Sept. 23 in the 100 block of Enrique Barrera Highway. As of Saturday, only one month later, Juan Becerra Jr. turned himself in to police for the murder.
Officers had been initially dispatched for a slicing in progress in the realm. However, after arriving on scene, police discovered the sufferer, Roy Salinas Jr., 50, mendacity on the bottom subsequent to an ice machine with a number of stab wounds.
Salinas was taken to University Hospital in vital situation, however he later died from his accidents.
As the investigation continued, authorities reviewed surveillance video that captured the incident. The video confirmed Becerra pulling up in a black truck to the gas pumps earlier than he exited his car, in accordance to an affidavit.
Becerra walked up to Salinas, stated one thing to him, after which stabbed him 13 times with a knife, authorities stated.
Salinas collapsed and Becerra fled the scene on foot.
Just in the future earlier than Becerra was taken into custody, police stated another man gave a press release to support in the investigation. He stated he drove Becerra to the gas station so he may search for his truck that had been stolen earlier in the day, simply earlier than the deadly stabbing occurred.
He instructed police he had no information of what Becerra was going to do once they arrived.
Becerra’s bond is about at $100,000 and he’s charged with murder, in accordance to court docket information. He is at the moment awaiting indictment.
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