Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021 2:04 am
Offense: Homicide
Location: 2500 block of Viola
Case Number; 2109160011

At approximately 2:04 am on Thursday, September 16, 2021 officers were dispatched to the 2500 block of Viola to a nature unknown. 

Upon arrival, officers located a 54-year-old female deceased outside of the residence.  During the investigation, it was determined that the female has signs of assaultive trauma.

Investigators began working the case and were able to identify a suspect.  Investigators were able to track down a location for the suspect in South Central Texas and worked with a partnering agency to effect an arrest.  The male will be extradited to Nueces County at a later time, at which point his identity will be released.   

We can confirm that this was not a random act of violence and there are no outstanding suspects.  

Updates will be provided as they are made available for release.

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