Date: September 01, 2019 4:22 A.M.
Location: 500 N Shoreline
Case Number: 1909010029
On September 1, 2019 at approximately 4:22 am Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 500 N Shoreline, reference suspicious persons in the area. Officers arrived on scene and located a 53-year-old deceased male.
Through their investigation and with the help of tips from the public; Detectives identified a suspect and obtained a Murder Warrant for 18-year-old Victor Padilla. Victor Padilla was arrested on September 04, 2019 by Corpus Christi Police Officers and was later transported to the Nueces County Jail on the Murder Warrant ($500,000 Bond).
Investigators are still wanting to speak to a person of interest in the case. If you know the whereabouts of Tommy Highfill, please call Detective Julio Ramos at (361) 886-2892.
This is still an active investigation and if anyone has any additional information, they are urged to contact Homicide Detectives at (361) 886-2840. You may also call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.cctexas.com/crimestoppers. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.