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Maverick County Sheriff Tom Schmerber reported that on Saturday, January 09, 2021, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the intersection of Eidson Road and La Herradura to assist Eagle Pass Fire Department EMS personnel with a male subject being treated. Preliminary investigations at the scene revealed the subject, later identified as forty-two-year-old Miguel Angel Perez Garcia, had been assaulted at a tire shop on Eidson Road the previous evening and had fallen ill due to the assault. Mr. Perez was taken to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for treatment, however, his condition continued to worsen and he fell into a coma. He was later transported to BAMC Hospital in San Antonio where he passed away.
The criminal investigations division of the Maverick County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation and was able to identify a male subject as the primary suspect. On January 20, 2021, the subject, nineteen-year-old Hector Omar Talamantes arrived at CID offices to turn himself in on murder charges. Talamantes was processed and is currently confined at the Tom Bowles Detention Center awaiting magistration.
This case remains under investigation.