AP NEWS
Click to copy
Click to copy

Texas inmate suspected in death of common-law wife dies

August 6, 2019

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Authorities say a Texas man suspected of killing his common-law wife has died after being found unresponsive in his jail cell in San Antonio.

The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that 25-year-old Enrique Perez was pronounced dead shortly before 10:30 p.m. Monday after being found unresponsive by a cellmate about 30 minutes earlier.

A suspected cause of death was not released. The statement said the sheriff’s office criminal investigation and internal affairs divisions will investigated the death.

Perez was jailed on $200 million bond after being arrested last Thursday on a murder warrant in neighboring Blanco County after leading authorities to the body of Mary Lou Rodriguez in Lampasas County, more than 100 miles (161 kilometers) north of San Antonio.

All contents © copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.