Trial of Ex-Border Patrol Agent Accused of Decapitating Honduran Man Continues

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The trial continues in the State of Texas vs. Joel Luna and Eduardo Luna Rodriguez.

This a capital murder trial involving a former border agent who was allegedly involved in the murder of a Honduran man in 2015.

His older brother Fernando Luna delivered his testimony on the side of prosecution attorneys.

He spoke through an interpreter about his knowledge of the case.

Prosecution, “Were drugs being sold by this organization?”

Fernando Luna (through voice of interpreter), “I am not certain.”

Prosecution, “Tell us why you erased all that information?”

Fernando Luna (through voice of interpreter), “Eduardo, Aaron, y Manuel, well because of the situation that had presented. And I erased well, with regards to my brother Joel not… To not damage him knowing that he had a good job and we had done something wrong.”

Prosecution, “Do you know, from those conversations what happened to “Frankie” when they arrived with Frankie’s Body to South Padre Island?”

Fernando Luna (through voice of interpreter), “They had opened up the body so it could go down.”

Prosecution, “and what else did they do to the body?”

Fernando Luna (through voice of interpreter), “They cut off its head.”

You can find the full unedited version of these conversations on RGVProud’s Facebook page.

www.facebook.com/kveotv/videos/10154962979699494/

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