Maricela Trevino, 35

Weslaco, Texas
May 24, 2007

Agencies: Texas Department of Criminal Justice | Texas Attorney General's Office | Texas Department of Public Safety | Weslaco Police Department Texas

Cause of death: Not Yet Known


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Last updated: over 1 year ago

Overview

5-17-07 07:41pm Weslaco PD Officers responded to 315 E. Huisache "Apostolic Church Assembly" in regards to a female causing problems on the facility. After a short escape attempt, Maricela Trevino was apprehended (7:46pm)by Officer Albert Ponce and was transported to the police station. She was briefly examined by EMS personnel for minor injuries to her arm. The slight injury was due to the attempted escape. After the booking process she was placed into a jail cell at about 8:25pm(alone). She was placed into the jailcell by Jailer A. Moreno under charges of Criminal Trespass. At 8:50pm Jailer A. Moreno discovered Maricela Trevino laying on the floor with a elastic type bandage wrapped around her neck and not breathing. First Aid was attempted by Jailer A. Moreno and Detective A. Flores. Weslaco FD EMS was dispatched and provided EMS Care. She was transported to Knapp Medical Center and ultimately to McAllen Medical Center for treatement of those injuries. She was removed from lifesupport equipment, where she was pronounced deceased at 05-24-2007 12:35p.m. An autopsy was ordered by Jutice of the Peace Jesse Morales. 05-25-2007 9:00am the requested autopsy was performed by (pathologist)Dr. Farley to determine cause and manner of death. Results are pending.

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