At 4:35 a.m. on August 30th, 2011, Corpus Christi Police Department Officers responded to the 5800 block of Crestmore for a man down call. Upon their arrival, Officers found Michael Olivarez, 40, lying in the roadway dead from multiple gunshot wounds.
At 10:24 a.m., Officers responded to the 7200 S. Padre Island Drive for reports of a disturbance, which turned into a report of a stolen vehicle. During the investigation Officers discovered the stolen vehicle was connected to the murder of Olivarez.
Later the same day, Homicide/Robbery Detectives recovered the stolen vehicle at an apartment complex on the South side of Corpus Christi.
Through further investigation, Corpus Christi Police Department Homicide/Robbery Detectives were able to identify two suspects and obtained warrants for their arrest on August 31, 2011.
A Murder warrant was issued for Miguel Del Toro Jr. (02/15/86), while an Aggravated Sexual Assault warrant was issued for Christina Turner (12/12/83).
On September 2, 2011, at approximately 1:40 pm, Del Toro and Turner were arrested in the 4900 block of Curtis Clark by the Corpus Christi Police Department S.W.A.T. Team and the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders & Fugitive Task Force without incident. They were both taken to the Corpus Christi Police Department Criminal Investigation Division for questioning. They were then transported and booked at the CDC.
Del Toro was charged with the outstanding warrant for Murder. His bond is set at $500,000. Homicide/Robbery Detectives are still investigating Aggravated Kidnapping, Aggravated Sexual Assault, and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle (Stolen Vehicle).
Turner was charged with the outstanding warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault. Her bond is set at $250,000.