EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The El Paso Police Department on Friday morning identified the 44-year-old woman who was murdered in South Central El Paso late Wednesday night.

Police said Adriana Hydee Perez was found just before midnight in a dilapidated building at the 100 block of Malaga in South Central El Paso with multiple gunshot wounds. Perez, who lived in the vacant building, had been discovered by a family member who then called police.

She was transported to University Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

No arrests have been made in connection to this murder and the investigation is ongoing.


Detectives with the El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons Unit are investigating a murder of a 44-year-old woman that happened Wednesday night in South Central El Paso.

According to the El Paso Police Department, officers responded to an ongoing assault call on at the 100 block of Malaga on Wednesday around 11:45 p.m.

Police said when they arrived at the scene, a 44-year-old woman was found unresponsive and taken to a local hospital.

She was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The police don’t have a suspect in custody and are asking the public to call the non-emergency number at 832-4400 or 566-TIPS with any information about the murder.

The neighborhood is currently not under threat, according to the police.

This is a developing story and we will keep you updated as more information come into our newsroom.