Suspect Charged in Stabbing Death of Pharr Man

Friday, November 5, 2010 - 9:33am

Pharr police say they've found the man who is responsible for the vicious death of a 62 year-old man, Joangel Concepcion has the details.

Valentine Ramirez Martinez was charged with murder after Mexican authorities turned him over to Pharr police on Wednesday evening. Martinez is accused of stabbing 62 year-old Isreal Cardenas to death at his home on Wednesday morning and had been on the run for a day.

Neighbor Javier Garcia, who discovered the victim, says family members and friends are relieved the killer was found so quickly. Pharr police are still investigating a possible motive and Martinez's bail has been set at $2 million dollars.

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