HCSO: second suspect arrested involved in death of 6-year-old

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Credit: Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra via Twitter

Harlingen, Texas (KVEO) — Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office arrested a second suspect involved in the death of an innocent 6-year-old girl, Sheriff Eddie Guerra announced via Twitter.

The arrest was made on Wednesday by HCSO investigators, U.S. Marshals, and the Mission Police Department.

Two suspects will be arraigned Thursday afternoon.

On Tuesday afternoon, Hidalgo County Sheriff deputies responded to a call in the rural area of Mission.

Upon arrival, deputies discovered the body of a 6-year-old girl with apparent gunshot wounds to the head.

Sheriff’s investigators have learned the victim’s parents were involved in a dispute with neighbors. One man is in custody.

HCSO is asking the public to come forward with any information regarding the investigation, and call (956) 383-8114.

The story is developing. KVEO will post more information as it becomes available.

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