Missing Marine’s Boyfriend Charged With Her Murder

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Raymondville Police Chief Uvaldo Zamora confirmed to News Center 23 the body found in a Monte Alto canal is missing Marine Veteran Nora Conde Villalobos, 49. 

Villalobos’ body was found in a canal near the intersection of FM Road 1015 and Nittler Road on Tuesday morning at around 10 AM. According to a Raymondville Police arrest report, Villalobos’ boyfriend Juan Manuel Tobias Jr, 35, was arrested at 3:22 PM the same day Villalobos’ body was discovered. 

Villalobos was last seen on April 18, 2017 wearing a black shirt and grey pants. 

Municipal Court Judge Hon. Felicita Gutierrez awarded Tobias Jr, with a $1,000,000 bond. 

On May 25th, Raymondville Police are set to hold a press conference to provide new details in the shift from Villalobos’ missing persons investigation to Tobias Jr’s murder case. 

PREVIOUS REPORT: News Center 23’s Karina Segovia spoke with Villalobos’ family at a prayer vigil for her safe return home.  

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