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Eighteen year old found dead in Crystal City

Zavala County Law enforcement officials are investigating the murder of an 18-year-old Hispanic male from Carrizo Springs who was found in Crystal City, Texas in the early morning hours of Thursday.

Zavala County Police officials received a phone call from a 16-year-old male juvenile reporting an incident where he stated had shot another individual.

Authorities were led to an area along a farm market road where the 18-year-old victim was found inside of a truck.

The victim was deceased and is reported to have a gunshot wound to the head area.

Law Enforcement officials detained the 16-year-old male to possibly face murder charges.

Texas Ranger Joe Sanchez is investigating the crime to determine what occurred and gather evidence in the case.

The name of the victim has not yet been disclosed.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 11, states: “Everyone charged with a penal offense has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law in a public trial at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defense.

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