Border Patrol agent arrested in Monday's double homicide

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LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Laredo Police have arrested a suspect believed to be involved in Monday’s double homicide.

28-year-old Ronald Anthony Burgos Aviles

Police arrested Border Patrol agent, 28-year-old Ronald Anthony Burgos Aviles in the case.

Aviles was a Border Patrol supervisor and was an agent for nine years.

According to police, Aviles was the one who called authorities to report that the bodies were found.

The victims were identified as 27-year-old Grizelda Hernandez and her one year-old son, Dominick Alexander Hernandez.

The bodies were discovered in an area off of Bristol Road near the banks of the Rio Grande, not too far from the Father Macnaboe Park.

After a thorough investigation, police discovered that both Hernandez and her son showed visible signs of foul play and had enough evidence to arrest Aviles in the case.

Aviles is being charged with two counts of capital murder.

He remains at the Webb County Jail where he is being held without bond.

Laredo Police did confirm that the victim and Burgos-Aviles did have a romantic relationship.

Authorities are still investigating the incident.

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The Laredo Police Department has reported that they found the body of a one-year-old child near the vicinity of the crime scene where a woman’s body was found.

The body was discovered in a remote section of the Rio Grande in west Laredo on Monday morning just before noon.

Border Patrol agents who were patrolling the area at the time made the discovery.

The incident happened right off of Bristol Road near the banks of Rio Grande not far off from the walking trails at Father Macnaboe Park.

Police say they do suspect foul play and that both bodies showed signs of visible injuries.

Authorities have not released the identity of the victims at this time, and the investigation remains ongoing.

This is the first and second homicide of the year.

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The body of a woman is discovered in a remote section of the Rio Grande in west Laredo.

Laredo Police are treating this case as a homicide and they are trying to figure out what may have led to the woman’s death.

The call came in at around noon by Border Patrol agents who were patrolling the area at the time.

The incident happened right off of Bristol Road near the banks of Rio Grande not far off from the walking trails at Father Macnaboe Park.

According to Police Chief Claudio Trevino, the body of the woman was clothed at the time.

The entire area was blocked off as investigators searched the scene for evidence.

So far, police have not been able to identify the woman nor the circumstances surrounding her death but they are treating the case as a homicide.

Police will now look to the county’s medical examiner to evaluate the body to determine an exact cause of death.