HARRIS COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Frank Deleon Jr., the 17-year-old boyfriend of sweet sixteen woman, Diamond Alvarez, who was shot and killed in southwest Houston, has been launched from jail after he was arrested for her homicide.
Deleon Jr., 17, posted his $250,000 bond Wednesday morning, in response to court docket data. He’s charged with the homicide of 15-year-old Alvarez.
Members of the family heard gunshots on Jan. 11 round 9:30 p.m. and grew frightened as a result of they knew Alvarez was exterior, strolling her canine named “Peanut.”
Her mom went exterior and located her daughter shot 22 instances within the 15400 block of Park Manor close to Markwood Lane, only a few blocks from their dwelling.
In keeping with Houston police, Deleon Jr. was concurrently in a romantic relationship with Alvarez and one other woman. When Alvarez realized concerning the different relationship, she went to satisfy Deleon within the neighborhood. That’s when he shot her a number of instances, in response to ABC13.
Deleon was arrested Monday evening after detectives labored with the group to trace down witnesses and leads, HPD stated.
In court docket Tuesday, prosecutors stated that when officers arrested Deleon, a suitcase was present in his room, filled with sufficient belongings for greater than an in a single day journey.
When prosecutors requested his $250,000 bond, they stated there have been issues that Deleon could be violent in opposition to Alvarez’s household and retaliate.
In keeping with a witness, Deleon was violent in opposition to Alvarez up to now, together with pointing a gun at her.
“HPD expresses its heartfelt condolences to Ms. Alvarez’s household and appears ahead to following this case by means of the courts as we search justice on her behalf,” the division stated on Twitter.
The household has additionally arrange a GoFundMe to assist with funeral bills.
Geo fast info: Harris County is a county positioned within the U.S. state of Texas, positioned within the southeastern a part of the state close to Galveston Bay. As of the 2010 census, the inhabitants was 4,092,459, making it probably the most populous county in Texas and the third most populous county in america – Wikipedia.