POSTED: Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 9:54am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:32pm
The man accused of killing his own family and who Hidalgo County Sheriff's say admitted to it, appeared in court on Tuesday.
Roberto Aguirre Rojas was charged with criminal attempted murder and capital murder for the deaths of his 3 year-old son Osiel Rojas, his two step-sons, 6 year-old Mauro Garza and 8 year-old Silvester Garza and mother-in-law, Amelia Flores. In addition to those deaths he is also accused of beating and shooting his wife, 25 year-old Amelia Rojas.