Brownsville's P.D. Crime of the Week


POSTED: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 7:52am

UPDATED: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 1:19pm

October 4, 2011

BROWNSVILLE - On September 13, 1998 police responded to 1225 E. Adams to a call of a female that had been shot. Officers arrived at the scene and learned that the victim, Maria Antonia Escamilla, had been shot in the facial area with a possibly a BB air gun.

The victim was treated by emergency medical personnel and later transported to Brownsville Medical Center where she later died. A witness, who had been talking to the victim when the murder occurred, observed a red or maroon Jeep type vehicle driving by when the air gun shot was heard.

If you have any information on this crime you are asked to call Brownsville Crime Stoppers at 956.546.TIPS.

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