Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019, 9:21 am
Location: 6200 block of Denain
Incident: Capital Murder, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon
Case Number: 1909120034
Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the 6200 block of Denain Drive, in reference to an assault with injuries. Upon arrival, the initial officer contacted a 72-year-old male who advised that persons inside the home were deceased. The 72-year-old male was immediately detained pending the investigation.
The responding officer made entry into the home and immediately located a deceased 47-year-old female. Additional officers responded, at which point they cleared the home in an effort to locate any other potential victims. Officers located an 18-year-old deceased male and additionally located a 21-year-old male who had sustained severe injuries. All victims sustained blunt force trauma.
The 21-year-old male was transported to a local hospital and the scene was secured.
Officers arrested Mohammad Sahi for 1 count of Capital Murder (Capital Felony) and 1 count of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon (1F).
The suspect was transported to the City Detention Center and later transferred to the Nueces County Jail with a bond amount totaling 2.75-million-dollars.
We have received several inquiries about the charge of Capital Murder and there only being one count. A person commits an offense of Capital Murder as defined by Section 19.02 (b)(1) if the person murders more than one person during the same criminal transaction.
This is still an active and ongoing investigation and no additional details are expected to be released. If you have any information pertaining to this incident, you are encouraged to call the Corpus Christi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 361-886-2840. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and still provide information to Detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the tip online at http://www.888tips.com.