Texas Murder Suspect Arrested in Wilson
A murder suspect on the run for 19 years was captured in Wilson, the United States Marshals Service, Eastern District of North Carolina announced Thursday.
Texas officials allege Berlanga snuck into his girlfriend’s house and found her with another man. Police said Berlanga became enraged, shooting and killing the man.
Authorities arrested Berlanga soon after, but was released on bond. The Texas courts issued an arrest warrant on Feb. 16, 1989, after Berlanga failed to appear on charges of murder and conspiracy to possess marijuana.