Arrest Made In East El Paso Homicide

POSTED: Thursday, April 9, 2009 - 9:01am

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:23pm

Police have made an arrest in a murder case out of East El Paso.

According to an arrest affidavit obtained by NewsChannel 9, 47 year-old Hector Enrique Astorga has been arrested in the murder of an East El Paso man.

His name will not be released until family members are notified of his death.

The victim was found dead inside his home on the 12-thousand block of Miguel Varela yesterday.

The affidavit states that Astorga was renting a room from the victim. After being questioned by Police, Astorga confessed to beating the victim to death.

Stay tuned to NewsChannel 9 for the very latest on this investigation.

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